A Little Knowledge Can be Dangerous??

Someone said to me once that a little knowledge can be dangerous – if that is true then complete ignorance can be catastrophic. In an attempt to avoid catastrophe then, let’s make each other a promise:   not to attack someone for sharing knowledge (as opposed to opinion … though we shouldn’t be attacking people for […]

Any future for koalas?

It was recently reported in the Queensland press that statistics from Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, Moggill Koala Hospital and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Hospital reveal 1760 koalas were taken to wildlife hospitals in the southeast corner of Queensland in the 16 months to May (that averages out to a staggering 110 koalas a month!!). More than […]

Blog: ‘Cove’ Star Urges Dolphin-Watching, Not Killing (Associated Press) | SaveJapanDolphins.org

In celebration of Dolphin Day – 1 September – here is an article from Associated Press on Ric O’Barry’s attempts this year to stem the bloodshed in Taiji (in English and Japanese). Blog: ‘Cove’ Star Urges Dolphin-Watching, Not Killing (Associated Press) | SaveJapanDolphins.org. Great to see so many Dolphin Day events happening around the globe!

Development threatens endangered Quoll

The last stronghold population of Spotted-Tailed Quolls in Southern Queensland is in danger. Proposed development of a mega-resort in the Elbow Valley region of SE Queensland will push the Spotted-Tailed Quoll to extinction. Development Company Joyful View Garden Real Estate proposes to develop over 2090 acres of land into a mix of permanent resident and […]

Samhain – Celebrating your Ancestors

It’s May 1 – Samhain in the Southern Hemisphere (with Beltane or May Day being celebrated in the north). Samhain is celebrated in the north October 31-November 1  – you might know it best as Halloween. Well, here in the southern hemisphere, the Wheel turns and the earth descends into slumber on May 1 as […]