Temminck’s Stint in Australia
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Since we returned from Melbourne in May we have spent a lot of time in remote parts of northern Australia enjoying the bird-life. In recent weeks we have pondered over the fact that it is almost twenty years since we had a “first for Australia” and that was a Blue and White Flycatcher on 5th December 1995.
A Terek Sandpiper flagged in Japan visits Australia
DECEMBER 27, 2015
There it stood on top of a rock as if it was waiting for us to come along and admire it and tell the world that it had come to Australia during its non-breeding cycle of the year! Birding Australia Broome shorebird banding Terek SandpiperThe upper flag was blue with engraving on it and the lower flag was white and had no writing on it.
A Little Tern flagged in Taiwan visits Australia
DECEMBER 20, 2015
Of course there has been a good reason for this, especially when we discovered the first Temminck’s Stint to ever be observed in Australia! We always attempt photographic evidence, which often does not show the engraved leg flag writing very clearly but is enough evidence of the bird’s presence in Australia!
TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean
Green Traveler Guides
APRIL 30, 2015
| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News.
Spiders Falling From the Sky In Australia
MAY 19, 2015
Millions of baby spiders appear to be raining from the sky in Australia. It’s an arachnophobe’s worst nightmare.
Unsubsidised renewables now cheaper than subsidised fossil fuels- Australia.
JANUARY 6, 2014
A study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) in Australia has discovered that renewable energy is cheaper to produce than the old conventional fossil fuel sources, and that is without the subsidies. However even without a carbon price (the most efficient way to reduce economy-wide
Understanding Global Environmental Indicators: What’s Behind Australia’s Rankings Rise?
Nature Conservancy - Science
MARCH 13, 2014
Switzerland again topped the list, followed by Luxembourg and then much to my surprise, my own nation of Australia was in third spot.
Crikey! Australia elects climate change skeptic Tony Abbott
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
But with Tony Abbott as the new Prime Minister, the climate outlook in Australia looks even bleaker than before.
Australia’s Oldest Man Knits Sweaters For Penguins In Need
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Alfie Date’s inability to say “no” to favours and his ability to knit sweaters has helped saved the lives of penguins in Australia. Date, at 109-years-old, is Australia’s oldest man, Read More The post Australia’s Oldest Man Knits Sweaters For Penguins In Need appeared first on Ecorazzi.
WATCH: Two Men Save a Stranded Dolphin in Australia
MARCH 20, 2013
Paul Burt, a reporter for 9News in Australia, and a friend found what they believed to be a dead dolphin on a tidal river flat of Tweed River.
Where Camels & Kangaroos Roam: A Dispatch from Australia’s Martu Country
Nature Conservancy - Science
JULY 13, 2015
Australia Indigenous People Invasive Species People and Conservation deserts indigenous people Invasive species Water conservationBy Eddie Game.
Sea Snakes of Northern Australia
MARCH 13, 2011
Carpet Shark washed up Carpet shark being returned to the sea I hope you have enjoyed this little insight into our varied wildlife here in the north of Australia. Responses to “Sea Snakes of Northern Australia tai haku Mar 13th, 2011 at 8:15 am Awesome post Clare. loved your post, I have to visit Australia someday.
Australia's Climate Inferno "Encroaching on Entirely New Territory.
JANUARY 11, 2013
Australia's Climate Inferno "Encroaching on Entirely New Territory" —By James West | Fri Jan. Skip to Navigation. Politics.
Morrissey: Australia’s Plan to Kill Two Million Cats is ‘Taking Idiocy Too Far’
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Not surprisingly Morrissey has some choice words for Australia’s plan to cull up to two million feral cats to help save endangered species. In a statement released to a number Read More The post Morrissey: Australia’s Plan to Kill Two Million Cats is ‘Taking Idiocy Too Far’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Australia’s First Utility-Scale Solar Plant
Solar Power Ninja
AUGUST 31, 2011
With production up to 10 megawatts, the new Greenough River Solar Farm will be the biggest operating solar plant in Australia. seawater desalination plant in Western Australia that is currently being expanded. Government / Industry australia desalination plant solar power australiaWhat will all that energy be used for?
Critically Endangered Shark Rescued Off Coast of Australia
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
A critically endangered Grey Nurse shark has been rescued in the waters just off of Maroubra Beach, located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, Australia. According to the Manly Sea Read More The post Critically Endangered Shark Rescued Off Coast of Australia appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News People Top News
Desypher crushes stereotypes with exquisite Islamic Museum of Australia
APRIL 30, 2014
Design Australia Desypher Islamic Architecture Islamic Museum Melbourne There is also a cafe and an interactive Theatrette.
Sea Shepherd End Operation Zero Tolerance, En Route to Australia
MARCH 8, 2013
“Adverse weather has put Read More The post Sea Shepherd End Operation Zero Tolerance, En Route to Australia appeared first on Ecorazzi.
AGL Solar: Helping Australia go Solar
Green Living Ideas
DECEMBER 19, 2013
AGL Solar is a trusted energy company based in Australia that has helped thousands of homeowners and business choose solar power as an option.
Australia Joins New Zealand to Help Stop Japan’s Whaling Hunt
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Australia has reiterated its opposition to Japan''s whaling expedition in the Southern Ocean at the International Whaling Commission this week. Read More The post Australia Joins New Zealand to Help Stop Japan’s Whaling Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News
WATCH: Fire Tornado Captured on Film in Australia
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
Read More The post WATCH: Fire Tornado Captured on Film in Australia appeared first on Ecorazzi. Filmmaker Chris Tangey caught on film a once in a lifetime spectacle while scouting locations near Curtin Springs station in the Australian outback. Featured News Science Video
Chris Brown Bowls With Disabled Kids In Australia
APRIL 28, 2011
tour while in Australia, Chris Brown went bowling with ten kids from the organization Best Buddies Australia. Via Look to the Stars.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
In the Kimberley area of Australia we have a smaller sub species of the Restless Flycatcher known as the Paperbark Flycatcher.
Animal Welfare Disaster in Egypt Forces Australia to Suspend Live Exports
MAY 5, 2013
As a result, Australia’s live export industry — which has consistently lauded these facilities as being state-of-the-art — is in damage control.
Change is Scary. Most People Fear Confronting their Inner World.
MARCH 16, 2016
Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Yoga Yoga News & Culture australia awareness change fear healing health India mindfulness self discovery spirituality travel travel writing women yoga practiceWhat would you do if you could do anything?
Australia Plans To Kill 2 Million Stray Cats By 2020
JULY 22, 2015
Well, this is awful. The Australian Government announced on July 16 that they plan on killing off their feral cats by 2020.
Better Place EV Car Company to Close North American and Australia Operations?
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Operations have been in Australia, Canada, China, Hawaii and the San Francisco Bay Area. The Renault does not offer that appeal.
Eco Fashion at Australia’s Indigenous Fashion Week: Interview with Amy Tracey of Flannel Billy
JANUARY 28, 2014
Ed Note: This post appears courtesy of Yatu Widders Hunt, and originally appeared on Thinking Fashion Australia. . Related on Eco-Chick: .
Wind Powered EV Crosses Australia
Wind Power Ninja
MARCH 5, 2011
This amazing electric car which was built by two German inventors, was fitted wit a small wind turbine mounted atop a bamboo pole and was also fitted with a kite (from a kite board) for extra propulsion. The longest distance covered by a wind powered ground-based vehicle; and the furthest distance covered by a wind powered vehicle in 36 hours.
MARCH 6, 2016
In theory we are supposed to be experiencing tropical storms at this time of year, but like last year the rain just isn’t falling across this part of northern Australia. If you refer to Birdlife Australia’s birdfinder you hit a blank page with no information whatsoever on this species. pair of Varied Lorikeets side by side.
Iraq-born Zaha Hadid’s new towers on former radiation zone in Australia
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Zaha Hadid has been criticized in the past for developing a stadium in Qatar that looks like female genitals.
NOVEMBER 15, 2015
Wood Sandpipers are more common in the north of Australia than the south and they breed in the northern hemisphere with a range that covers from Scandinavia in the west to Siberia and Kamchatka in the east. With the El Nino cycle once again this year there will no doubt be a shortage of water across the north of Australia.
Budgerigars need water!
JANUARY 3, 2016
Life’s been pretty hectic since we returned from a trip into the Pilbara area of Western Australia and I have hardly touched on all of our adventures due to other exciting bird news back home. Birding Australia Budgerigars PilbaraSwirling “green” over the dam. Part of the Budgerigar flock. 43 South and 118 21 08.
Halls Creek Poo Ponds
NOVEMBER 29, 2015
Halls Creek is situated inland on the Great Northern Highway, which is the only bitumen road around the north of Australia. The fence is the edge of the Halls Creek Poo Ponds, which is one of the best waste water facilities in the north of Australia for viewing fresh water birds. Birding Australia Australian birds Kimberley
Australia Issues Euthanasia Warning to Johnny Depp’s Dogs
MAY 14, 2015
Johnny Depp flew into Australia earlier this month to film the fifth edition of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and brought his dogs with him but now the country has issued Read More The post Australia Issues Euthanasia Warning to Johnny Depp’s Dogs appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Entertainment Film/TV News Top News johnny depp
Dalai Lama Makes Surprise Appearance on MasterChef Australia
JULY 28, 2011
Contestants on MasterChef Australia were very surprised when they got a special surprise visitor. food & drink television dalai lama
Won’t Someone Think Of The Children?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
And I’ve always assumed that the Dusky Moorhen, found in Sulawesi, New Guinea and Australia was basically more of the same, but I was wrong! Birds Australia Australian birds moorhensOne of my favourite Monty Python sketches involves a rather enthusiastic documentary into the sordid sex lives of the mollusks.
Birding Sydney, Australia
JANUARY 4, 2012
It is also a fantastic place to watch birds, and to get an introduction to birding in Australia. Destinations Australia Sydney
Science Video: Why Do We Value Some Species More Than Others?
Nature Conservancy - Science
JULY 12, 2013
Long Billed Black Cockatoo, “Baudin’s Black Cockatoo” ( Calyptorhynchus Baudinii ) Female, Margaret River, Australia.
JULY 31, 2016
There are some excellent “breakaway country” locations in the Goldfields area of Western Australia and one fine example is near Leonora.