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World Environment Day – Not All Doom and Gloom
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY ISN’T ALL DOOM & GLOOM – POSITIVE HAPPENINGS THE NEW BUSH We all love the Bush. Twisted...
A Message from Don Burke about the Tamar Valley Paper Mill
On Thursday 9 October, 2008 Gunns Limited of Tasmania announced that I would be an Environmental Adviser to their board....
Water is remarkable stuff. Reflecting the clear blue sky you’d swear it’s blue, but we all know that it...
The Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) belongs to an ancient group of flightless birds called ratites, along with the Australian emu,...
Kangaroos in Drought
Dr Chris Brown looked at the way kangaroos cope with drought. Aussie battlers Chris explained that most members of the...
There is nothing as satisfying as breeding your own birds, whether they be budgies or finches. You can also attract...
Satin Bowerbird Update
On last week
Alpine Plants in Summer
Patches of snow remain unthawed throughout the year on the topmost peaks of the Snowy Mountains. The full extent of...
Feeding Native Birds
The feeding of native birds is an increasingly important issue as new housing developments encroach on areas of bushland...
For most of the year magpies are fascinating and endearing native birds. However, during breeding, a small percentage of them...
If you are keen to help the environment one of the most beneficial things you can do is to grow...
‘Burke’s Backyard’ visited Warrawong Sanctuary near Adelaide in South Australia where Dr John Wamsley has set up an extensive re-vegetation...