Mountain Lions

Look at the cute little Lion; isn't it adorable? :-)

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Date: 2010-07-13 23:03:54, 7 years and 105 days ago

Criticized for not killing a protected animal

A family in Cairns is being criticized in the comments on this article for not saving a joey from a large python. With some of the comments I don't know whether to laugh or cry.

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Categories: Environment, Oddities
Date: 2010-01-01 23:03:53, 7 years and 298 days ago

Private Property

... Labour doesn't respect it. (Not that the Coalition are necessarily much better) Man Protests decision to make his farm a carbon sink:

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Date: 2009-12-30 23:03:54, 7 years and 300 days ago

Roos 'on the Brink of Extinction'

Four wildlife groups are claiming that kangaroos are "on the brink of extinction" in three Australian states. If you read to the end of the article you find that that means they believe that "there are less than five kangaroos per square kilometre across most of NSW, South Australia and Queensland". OK, even accepting their figures on face value according to Wikipedia the land areas of these three state are 809,444 sq km, 1,043,514 sq km, and 1,852,642 sq km respectively, for a total of 3,705,600 sq km. In other words they believe that because kangaroo numbers between those three states have dropped below approximately 18,528,000 they are now "on the brink of extinction".

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Categories: Humour, Environment
Date: 2008-08-12 23:03:54, 9 years and 75 days ago

Ice-Free North Pole?

Apparently an US "Expert" believes that the North Pole may have an ice-free period this year. The reason expert is in inverted commas, is because apparently Mr. Serreze, a scientist from the National Snow and Ice Data Centre, believes that this has "certainly not [happened before] in modern times", since most people consider 2000 to be "modern times" I'm forced to concluded that Mr. Serreze is a moron or a liar. Either way, his opinions are largely irrelevant.

Categories: Environment
Date: 2008-07-01 23:03:54, 9 years and 117 days ago

Fuel prices WILL rise under carbon trading scheme

Apparently Kevin Rudd won't rule out a rise in fuel prices under his new carbon trading scheme. What the ...? Does no one else realise that "carbon trading" is basically just forcing people who use fuel to pay another fee? Of course carbon trading will cause fuel prices to go up!

Categories: Politics, Environment
Date: 2008-06-26 23:03:53, 9 years and 122 days ago

Global Cooling

Sorry to ruin the fun, but an ice age cometh, via Kim du Toit.

Categories: Oddities, Environment
Date: 2008-04-25 23:03:53, 9 years and 184 days ago

Carbon Debits

Carbon Debits for when you realise that increased water temperature = increased evaporation = increased rainfall = end of the drought.

Categories: Humour, Environment, Oddities
Date: 2008-04-16 23:03:53, 9 years and 193 days ago

Not Conservative

The Federal Opposition (The Coalition) is far from conservative. Case in point.

Categories: Politics, Environment
Date: 2008-03-28 23:03:54, 9 years and 212 days ago

Heh

This amuses me. Apparently the "Power companies say they need carbon trade compensation".

Date: 2008-03-25 23:03:54, 9 years and 215 days ago