Australia: Dingo Attacks Tourist on Fraser Island


The link below is to an article reporting on the Dingo attack that occurred on Queensland’s Fraser Island.

For more visit:
http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/dingo-attacks-tourist-on-fraser-island/story-e6freon6-1226437501031

Yacaaba Headland Walk


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I ran out of time yesterday to post about my walk up Yacaaba Headland and how I only just avoided being in a storm that was moving in. So today (it’s actually the 27th July 2012 as I type away) I must get two days of posts done, even if I slip this one in back in time, so to speak (as you can with the post time when posting).

BrunchSo I decided to do the Yacaaba Headland walk just before lunch and had lunch in the carpark, while reading the paper. Nothing too healthy – I tend to eat far too much junk when I’m on holidays. So it was a bacon & egg roll, as well as a couple of potato scallops and some chips (and coke of course) See Picture at Left. It was really brunch and I needed the energy boost to accomplish the walk. Sounds…

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Camping at Mount Kosciuszko


The link below is to an article on camping at Mount Kosciuszko, in New South Wales, Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/outdoor/mount-kosciuszko-camping-with-a-view.htm

Article & Pictures: The Latest High-Tech Green Solutions


The article linked to below has some amazing examples of green solutions – along with photos of them. A great article.

For more visit:
Pictures: 10 High-Tech, Green City Solutions for Beating the Heat.

Greenland: Widespread Ice Melt


The links below are to two articles reporting on the incredible ice melt occurring in Greenland at the moment. It would seem to be clear evidence of climate change on a dramatic scale.

For more visit:
– http://grist.org/news/nasa-unprecedented-extraordinary-ice-melt-in-greenland/
– http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/greenland-melt.html

Article: Sea Shepherd Boss Flees Germany


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Paul Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd has skipped bail in Germany and fled, fearing extradition to Japan. He was being held for offences allegedly committed in Costa Rica. I wonder if there was an Ecuadorian Embassy nearby? Just a thought. 

For more on the story, visit the link below:
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/whale-watch/sea-shepherd-founder-fears-extradition-to-japan-flees-germany-20120726-22ubu.html

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Article: The End of Coral Reefs


The link below is to an article that looks at the future of coral reefs – or the lack of future for many of them.

For more visit:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/a-world-without-coral-reefs.html