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Real Dirt, Fast – 23 October

October 23rd, 2008 · 6 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

                     Sometimes it is the little stories that shed light on the big ones. There is a lot of triple-bogey-sized news at the moment and most of it is economic – although, considering the economy (as someone once said) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, every economic story is really an environmental one.

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Baby Whale – time to get real, not reality tv

August 28th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

  Picture courtesy, South West Rocks Dive Centre Story by Nicky Hammond, Marine Programs Manager, NSW National Parks Association The mass public outcry to the baby humpback saga on Sydney’s northern beaches last week was striking. Not just in its sheer magnitude, but also striking in its contrast to the reaction to other wildlife issues. […]

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Real Dirt, Fast – 21 August

August 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

Kimberley wilderness property, Marion Downs – purchase announced this week by Australian Wildlife Conservancy (story below) It’s hard not to feel sorry for the baby whale in Pittwater, north of Sydney, but it is also a really striking example of how confused our priorities can get when it comes to animals. The story – by far the most […]

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