Tag Archives: MONA

Recovering our waste – and our humanity

Glenorchy’s Recovery Shop is an object lesson in how to deal with waste Glenorchy, home of Mona, is doubly blessed. Before Mona there was the Tip Shop, or as it’s now known, the Recovery Shop, which this year celebrated 25 years in … Continue reading

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Reminding our leaders what’s important

Our leaders refuse to give carbon emissions the priority they deserve. It seems the rest of us must remind them of their responsibilities. [16 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] Next Sunday I’m making yet another visit to MONA, Hobart’s wonderful … Continue reading

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How ignorance and inertia are working against us

Political opposition to climate science picks and chooses its target, rejecting the scientific tool that last week gave us a medical breakthrough on the cold virus. [24 July 2012 | Peter Boyer] David Walsh, bless him, has transformed Tasmania in … Continue reading

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