Monthly Archives: August 2020

The astonishing lives of migrating shorebirds

Andrew Darby’s investigations of these toughest of birds takes some unexpected turns Godwit. Curlew. Whimbrel. Redshank. Greenshank. Dowitcher. Turnstone. Knot. Sandpiper. Stint. Plover. These shorebirds and the people who study and care for them have much to say about us … Continue reading

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Hobart’s breath of fresh air

On climate issues, what local government lacks in power, it makes up for in engagement The unwilling have the power while the willing struggle along without it. This is the tragedy of the world’s shambolic response to the steadily growing … Continue reading

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Gutwein can claim leadership – but not yet

Like the pandemic, climate change demands a public discourse free of spin Once the place where bright ideas went to be strangled, Tasmania’s Legislative Council has gradually become transformed into a parliamentary forum where alternative thinking is tolerated, even quietly … Continue reading

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