THE REAL DIRT

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Real Dirt, Fast – 14 August

August 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Real Dirt Fast

As the Georgians and Russians prepare this week to play with their fancy and very dangerous firecrackers in the Balkans we were reminded that humans have been red in tooth and claw for a very long time. One of the great slugging matches of Australian science, some would say our very own academic Balkans, is […]

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Carbon Karma – carbonara with a conscience

July 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Blog

By JAMES WOODFORD This week I got served a hearty meal of Carbon Karma. I had to go to Melbourne for work and flew out of Canberra on Monday morning. I try not to be a person who goes around feeling guilty about everything. But when I hop into a 737 Airbus and those massive […]

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Bring Back the Bullockies

June 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Blog

A few years ago I met a bullocky on the south coast who swore that the day would come when it would be economical for him to use his steers for real jobs rather than just as an attraction at country fairs.Watching how he worked in the bush – the way that his mob of […]

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