African Elephant: Another Massacre – Chad


There has been another elephant massacre in Africa – this time in southern Chad. The link below is to an article reporting on the tragic loss.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0726-elephants-chad-neme.html

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Botswana: Lioness Attacks Crocodile


The link below is to an article reporting on a lioness attacking a crocodile in order to protect the pride. The article has a slideshow of the incident also.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/25/lionness-fends-off-alliga_n_1701939.html

Antarctica: Grand Canyon Landscape Fuelling Ice Melt


The link below is to a very interesting article concerning a landscape buried beneath the Antarctic ice that is similar to the Grand Canyon in size. It also plays a significant role in the current Antarctic ice melt.

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18959399

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.