Category Archives: Australia

Adaptation – Volume 6 – Water Conservation and Harvesting

Is Peak Water going to be a Limiting Factor to growth and production? Peak Water is getting a lot of discussion lately.  In 2010, the New York Times used “Peak Water” as one of the Words of the Year!  Morgan … Continue reading

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Troglodytes of the World Unite!

Whether you live in a Natural Cave or a Man Made Cave either way… Caves are the new Cool abodes! They are undoubtedly the most ecologically friendly homes and in light of increasing heat and unsettled weather may provide us … Continue reading

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What is the significance of Typhoon Haiyan?

It was only last week when Typhoon Haiyan (Locally called Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines. http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/08/world/asia/philippines-typhoon-haiyan/?hpt=hp_t1 This typhoon was bringing with it sustained winds of 195 mph with gusts to 235 mph.  Weather researchers and meteorologists around the world … Continue reading

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Where is the Cleanest Air on Earth?

Have you ever wondered where the air was so clean and pure that it was good enough to bottle? IT’S TASMANIA! They just don’t raise Taz the Tasmanian Devil there, there is a purity of air that is unfound anywhere … Continue reading

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Russia’s Environmental Policies

Russia is one of the largest Countries in the world.  What are they doing to reduce their Carbon footprint? Poor Wikipedia only had carbon emission records for the Soviet Union from 1990-91 and then it was 13.0 tons per capita! … Continue reading

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The Great Barrier Reef – A World Heritage Park in Danger

The Largest Barrier Reef in the World lies along the Northeastern Coast of Australia This is the information the Australian Government promotes about the Great Barrier Reef “Spanning over 344,000 square kilometres, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest living … Continue reading

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Australia Contemplates Removing Their Carbon Tax!

 A STEP BACKWARDS? OR POLITICAL NECESSITY! The Australian government under new Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (He’s back for a second run!) has proposed removing carbon taxes from businesses in their country.  Plagued by rising power costs, the Australian public is … Continue reading

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Play the VENTUS Game and help map CO2 Emissions!

Have you ever thought that if enough people said it enough times that something would be done about it? Well, that’s what it’s like with climate scientists around the world.  They keep saying it but nothing really gets done quickly … Continue reading

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What is Australia doing to take care of their Environment?!

Australia is forecast to be severely impacted by Climate Change While it is difficult to accurately predict, It is estimated that Australia will face the following changes to their climate by 2030! a further 1 degree Celcius of warming in temperatures … Continue reading

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