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A call to recalibrate our relationship with the land

August 13, 2019 Uncategorised
There’s a call for a change in our mindset about land, in the writing of this timely book.  Author of Who’s Minding the Farm? In…
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Art meets science in Speers Point Park

August 12, 2019 Uncategorised
When science and art meet the outcome is yet another example of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. Put a bunch…
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When learning and play are one

August 3, 2019 Uncategorised
"Back in the day when I was a child, they made learning fun, so you didn't see it as anything different or new - it…
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When sound science and vision combine for the common good

July 29, 2019 Uncategorised
Forest conservation, rainforest protection, World Heritage and national parks are just some of the reaons to reflect on the life and times of Peter Hitchcock,…
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On the right side of time

July 22, 2019 Uncategorised
The publication Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything, by science writer James Gleick was written 20 years ago. Oliver Burkeman in: Don't be on…
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Children and food and our connection with nature

July 15, 2019 Uncategorised
Good grief, what on earth is going on? Here we are in the 21st century and a large percentage of children haven't got the foggiest…
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Songs of birds as sung by Paul Kelly

July 8, 2019 Uncategorised
For those of us who start the day with a walk in the bush, along a lakeside track or within a treescaped street it seems…
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In praise of tree hollows and the urban forest

June 24, 2019 Uncategorised
The impact of population growth on our cities and suburbs increases the demand for housing, jobs and transport systems. Energy consumption increases temperatures if its…
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250 in 2020

June 17, 2019 Uncategorised
In 2020 we get to celebrate the year -1770 - that Captain James Cook claimed possession of the great south land for the British Crown. …
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Lifting the fog on the history of this land

June 10, 2019 Uncategorised
Misinformation once left to be repeated across generations can take some undoing.  This is certainly the case when it comes to the history of Australia…

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