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Saving Other Things

To save something 

v. keep safe or rescue (someone or something) from harm or danger

There are many things in the world that I want to help save - here are a few of them.  What is on your list?

The Immense, Eternal Footprint Humanity Leaves on Earth: Plastics

Plastic is everywhere and we are adding to the pile at an exponential rate.  It is in our landfills, oceans, beaches, everywhere.  I have done several posts on the impact plastic is makin

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Posted On : 20-07-2017

One of the Largest Icebergs Ever

There is a record breaking event about to happen in Antarctica.  A huge iceberg is about to break off the Lawson shelf, and the size of this iceberg will be massive.

A rift has grown

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Posted On : 11-07-2017

The Great Barrier Reef Valued at $56b

I would say that the Great Barrier Reef is priceless.  If you have ever had a chance to dive, snorkel or swim on the reef you are lucky.  It is amazing but does need protecting.  Pot

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Posted On : 26-06-2017

Plastic Bottles are Worth Something

If you have ever been to Thailand you will notice that there are almost no plastic bottles littering the streets, payment, parks and beaches.  One of the big reasons for this is that plas

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Posted On : 11-07-2017

Bike Lanes and Major Cities

How good are you at identifying a city just by the bike lanes?  One of the ways that we each can help the environment is to not drive our personal cars to work, shopping or wherever.  Man

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Posted On : 15-06-2017

The Kimberleys and Save the Children

I had a very special opportunity to visit several programmes that Save the Children either execute or manage in two major locations in the Kimberley’s in Western Australia (WA).  It was

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Posted On : 04-06-2017

Miles of Ice Collapsing into the Sea

The amount of ice in Antarctica is directly linked to the sea levels of the world and to the continued living conditions in sea level cities such as Miami, New York, Shanghai and many more. &n

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Posted On : 18-05-2017

A Dolphin Dictionary: Using Technology to Translate their Language

Will understanding what dolphins say and think help us to save our oceans?  Swedish startup Gavagai AB, a language technology company that originated at the Swedish Institute of Computer Scien

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Posted On : 10-05-2017

Plastic-eating bugs? It is a great story but...

How thoughtful of nature to provide bugs that eat our rubbish. Is this the end of the landfill, turtles with plastic-congested stomachs, and trees adorned with tattered ribbons of shopping bags? &n

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Posted On : 26-04-2017

Huge Fleet of Icebergs hits North Atlantic Shipping Lanes

More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week in an unusually large swarm for this early in the season, forcing vessels to slow to a crawl or take de

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Posted On : 12-04-2017

Endangered Species

What do the Reef Manta R, Giant Panda, Large Blue Butterfly, Arabian Oryx, Tasmanian Devil and the Echo Parakeet have in common?  The answer is that they are all on the endangered species list

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Posted On : 08-04-2017

Save Tasmania's Forests and Rare and Endangered Wildlife!

A new bill proposed in Tasmania would allow 356,000 hetacres of forest to be made available to the logging industry - destroying critical ecosystems and habitats of unique and endangered

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Posted On : 04-04-2017

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Latest Update On : 20-11-2017

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Latest Updatd On : 28-11-2017