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Mining greed at irreversible costs

In the 1850s Australia was gripped by gold fever.  When gold was found in the southern tablelands area around Braidwood, tiny villages and settlements suddenly boomed as miners, merchants and mercenaries arrived to seek their fortunes. One of these was … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park: the reality show

They’re at it again.  The Jurassic Park wannabes are talking about cloning long-extinct prehistoric creatures because … well, because they can.  No better reason. I’ve worked with environmental scientists and solar energy physicists.  I count many scientists among my friends … Continue reading

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