Category Archives: environment

Too much bad news for the planet in one day!

For people concerned about the future health of our planet, how much bad news can there be within a few hours on one cold winter Sunday?? The stories of Sunday 19 August 2018 paint a gloomy picture for the future … Continue reading

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Keep the flows coming for the Coorong

The Coorong was at its scenic best on Tuesday 8 May when I took a delegation of Indian water managers and engineers on a tour of the Lower Lakes, Murray Mouth and Coorong. The sun came out as we arrived … Continue reading

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Watering Stories Blowing in the Wind

It wasn’t the best weather for filming a video on the Murray River floodplain this week, as Nature Foundation set out to tell the story of its successful environmental watering program. The light was good but the gusts of wind … Continue reading

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Fish o’Clock at the Bay!

What a great example of team work! Encounter Bay, in the golden late afternoon light, and five pelicans, a group of crested terms, a bunch of silver gulls, a few little black cormorants, a white-faced heron and a stray grebe … Continue reading

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