Denial is Not a River in Egypt

‘It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.’ Upton Sinclair All scientists are skeptics who love to disprove theories and add new facts to existing theories before finally coming to an agreed understanding. For scientists to ar...

Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour is one of the world’s most beautiful harbours. It’s an absolute stunner. It’s got the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, and some of the most sensational beaches, houses and suburbs this side of the moon. It’s numerous sandstone headlands, cliffs, islands and bays are surrou...

Challenges and Solutions for The Great Barrier Reef

Climate change and our Great Barrier Reef Climate change is considered the most significant threat to our Great Barrier Reef. Mass coral bleaching events due to rising ocean temperatures occurred in the summers of 1998, 2002 and 2006, and it is expected that coral bleaching will become an annual oc...

Severn Suzuki – Telling the UN Earth Summit How It Is in 1992

'If you don't know how to fix it, please stop breaking it.' Severn Suzuki In 1992 the UN Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The findings of this summit contributed to the Kyoto Protocol and a global climate change accord. Yet the enduring memory of that summit was a dramatic speec...

Sustainability

For anything to exist does it need to be sustainable? If we want something we love to last we know we need to look after it. If we want our dog to live a long happy life we feed it well, give it a drink, bring it in on cold nights, walk it, toss it the odd bone, take it to the vet for a regular che...

Sustainability

For anything to keep going it needs to be sustainable. If we want something we love to last we need to look after it. If we want our dog to live a long, happy life we feed it well, give it a drink and bring it in on cold nights. We walk it, toss it the odd bone, take it to the vet for a regular che...