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Rekindling our curiosity

The older we get the wiser, the slower, the weaker, the stronger, the grumpier, the curiouser?  These are loaded questions that can be answered multiple

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Salt of the earth

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

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Woodlands Walk

It was a typical Spring day with warm temperatures and sunny skies. What a way to start the weekend but with a woodlands walk with

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Lights off for moths

Mountain pygmy-possums weigh just 40 grams when they awake from months of hibernation.CREDIT:ZOOS VICTORIA This story is about how everything is interconnected.  How our choices

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On the right side of time

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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250 in 2020

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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Ecological squeeze

Nothing must get in the way of economic growth.   To mention an economic squeeze or tightening of the purse strings is beyond the pale, not

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We need a change of heart

“Most Australians know of and regret the extinction of the thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger) in 1936 — but few recognise that this one extinction is symptomatic

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From Me to We

Knowing what we know about how the world works: the Sun supplies every skerrick of energy (be it fossilised or renewable); every drop of water

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A walk up the Hill

It was Tuesday 18th September, three days before the Spring Equniox, a good time to take in the sights of Munibung Hill.   Some of the 17

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