I know that many of you are, like me, concerned about the state of the environment today. Even before the Climate Change discussions, there has been much discussion of the impact humans on on the environment.
So, when we hear of yet another species which is close to extinction due to human action, that’s surely . . . → Read More: Extinction of a species
On Tuesday, I watched Insight:The Tail End on SBS (there’s links on the page if you want to watch for yourself – if you are sensitive about animal cruelty, maybe don’t watch). The program was about the problems faced in Australian with the amount of animals abandoned in shelters.
It is sad the sheer number . . . → Read More: Is breeding bad?
I was going to put together a typical “what did you get up to on the weekend?” MMM today, but then I put off writing this and started to read the news.
Firstly, I came across this article about a chap in La Crescenta, California (Presumably not far from La La Land given the story) who was . . . → Read More: Mobiles, Monsters and Mishaps
Now that it’s been confirmed that Ghryswald is coming back to settle here, it’s time to fill him in on all the important stuff. The things we Australians know from oral history, and help us survive day to day life down under with relatively few scars to show for it.
Here’s a few to kick . . . → Read More: Survival in Australia
Last Saturday, a forth fatal shark in Southwest WA officially propelled the area to the deadliest in the world for shark attacks. This dubious honour is right up there with our wide brown land’s penchant for deadly things including being home to up to (depending on who you ask) 20 of the top 25 deadliest . . . → Read More: Topics on Tuesday: Reevaluating The Food Chain
When you think of adorable cute baby animals, is it a kitteh you see?
Or do you see a floppy, tumbly pooch?
There’s an interesting study conducted in Texas that suggests a few attributes that might mean you are a dog or a cat person.
Apparently those who . . . → Read More: Feline or Fox Terrier?
I do like my food. No prizes for guessing one of my perpetual favourites, but the fact is we’re living in a world of dwindling resources. As the population continues to explode, we’re going to have to find some more creative ways to feed everyone.
As any vegetarian will happily tell you (Although I can’t . . . → Read More: Tasty Thursday Treats
I’ve blogged before, both here and in other venues, about PETA and some of their crusades.
One of the latest is a campaign to apply the US constitutional right to freedom from slavery to SeaWorld’s whales. It’s been suggested that Australia’s SeaWorld may also be on their hit list.
I, like the commentator in the . . . → Read More: FOF – Freeing Orca Festivities
Tuesday has rolled around once more. The Smocust is (hopefully) flying, one state is taking the day off, etc.
Meanwhile, a bunch of people are donning bright clothing and silly hats, and heading down to watch a bunch of horses do some laps.
So, the topic for the day’s debate is: That the fashion is . . . → Read More: Topics on Tuesday: My kingdom for a horse…
This is another “Had to share” I spotted this morning. Apparently ‘The one-eyed albino shark foetus was reportedly cut from the belly of a dusky shark by a commercial fisherman in the Gulf of California earlier this year.’
Full details are in the article here, which also links to the sportfishing website and more . . . → Read More: Odysseus’ Nightmare