Climate Change and Ocean Pollution

Climate Change and Ocean Pollution By Laurana Smith (B.A. Resource and Environmental Studies and former Environmental Officer)    Introduction When we think of Climate Change we often think of rising sea levels threatening coastal real estate and agricultural land, and shifting weather patterns with predicted increases in extremes of drought and intense storm events. However,…

Divest!

Want to do something to address climate change? Here are some things that you can do on-line to reduce the impact of your dollar on the environment.   Banking: Despite their greenspeak, the big 4 banks, Westpac CBA, NAB and ANZ invest heavily in the development and sale of fossil fuels. Write to your bank…

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Moving roos

TO HELP THE FUNDRAISING EFFORT, GO TO THIS LINK: https://www.gofundme.com/BathurstRooProject By Tracy Sorensen It’s Spring, a time when yellow daffodils and wattles are joined by the pink blossoms of the plum trees. Magpies are swooping, other birds are feathering their nests. On the human front, there’s the build-up to the annual car race, where the…

Rising Sea Levels and Ocean Pollution

By Laurana Smith When we think of rising sea levels linked to Climate Change we generally think of the threat to coastal real estate and to agricultural land due to flooding, but there is another threat: pollution. Along the world’s densely populated coastlines, associated with all the activities of our industrial society, there are many…

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NASA knows its stuff

By Tracy Sorensen The 1969 moon landing is close to my heart. I grew up under the beneficent gaze of a giant communications dish in Carnarvon in the north west of Western Australia. At the time of the moon landing, my town did not yet have television but we were also at the very cutting…