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Life lessons from a whale perspective

July 13, 2020 Uncategorised
We humans have a fascination with whales that goes back a long way.  In times past it had a rather dark side with the killing…

Planetary boundaries provide ecological limits that are good for our health

July 11, 2020 Uncategorised
What are the limits to our human encroachment on the other than human world of which we are a part? That's a question that has…
Ecology, Sands of Ooldea, ABC RN

Lessons from history that apply today – water in the landscape

July 9, 2020 Uncategorised
In this post we hear about how uninformed newcomers can negatively impact a vital water source for local people in: The Sands of Ooldea. It…
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Waste or resource – It’s a matter of perception that requires a paradigm shift

July 6, 2020 Uncategorised
It was at South Cardiff on a barmy June afternoon and he was scouting around for useful ‘rubbish’ that households had placed on the verge…
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Councillors vote for site inspection and community vision at Munibung Hill

June 30, 2020 Uncategorised
Of the people, by the people, for the people.  Democracy was at work on 22 June 2020 when Lake Macquarie City Council passed a Motion…
Food, Johnnycakes

Native grains and grasses can provide foods that are kinder to our soils

June 29, 2020 Uncategorised
Plants are the basis for what we eat, be it a meat / dairy, vegetarian or vegan based diet.  Concentrating so much of our diet…
Ecology, man in forest

We need a mindset transplant says Elizabeth Farrelly

June 29, 2020 Uncategorised
We are constantly being reminded that all things in nature are connected.  This was made patently clear in the ABC tv series: Australia's Ocean Odyssey:…
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A story of commitment to regenerative land practices – The Wooleen Way

June 17, 2020 Uncategorised
David Pollock is not an author by profession, he's a pastoralist. And that's one of the things that makes this story so compelling.  He is…
People, Bruce Pascoe, Salt

Salt of the earth

May 27, 2020 Uncategorised
Salt: Selected stories and essays, is the latest publication by Bruce Pascoe, author of Dark Emu and Young Dark Emu. It's also been produced in…
People, Ecological beings

Ecological beings – could this be the new normal?

May 15, 2020 Uncategorised
We've been told of late that it's good for our physical and mental well-being to get outside.  Having got outside many thousands if not millions…