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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?



Saving Airports

As some of you may be aware, the government of England, NI and Wales (as I don't think Scotland had anything to do with this) finally made a decision on where to put the next airport runway. &n

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Posted On : 25-10-2016

Antarctica Marine Park Agreed by 24 Countries

A landmark international agreement to create the world’s largest marine park in the Southern Ocean has been brokered in Australia, after five years of compromises and failed negotiations.

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Posted On : 01-11-2016

World on track to lose two-thirds of wild animals by 2020

A new report analysed the changing abundance of more than 14,000 monitored populations of the 3,700 vertebrate species for which good data is available. This produced a measure akin to a stock

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Posted On : 26-10-2016

Why Do Octopuses Remind Us So Much of Ourselves?

When you are scuba diving one of the hardest creatures to find is an octopus.  They can fit into a very small space, they prefer to come out at night, and when they do come out during the

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Posted On : 25-10-2016

Don't Save Straws

Next time you get asked if you want a straw with your drink - refuse it.  Better yet, tell the person waiting on your that you that you don't need a straw, and you can drink from the bottl

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Posted On : 02-04-2016

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation

Are you in Sydney?  Do you want something really special to do on Friday night the 4th of November?  Well then join me, and many others for a gala night to support a wonderful cause.

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Posted On : 27-09-2016

Building a Sustainable Micro-finance Business

In the less developed parts of the world many women, and it is mostly women, start up their own business through investments made via some micro-financing.  Micro-financing is a source of 

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Posted On : 27-09-2016

Fish Have Separation Issues Too

Being separated from "friends" can be a stressful experience for some coral reef fish, a new study has found.  It can  even cause them to lose weight. James Cook University

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Posted On : 23-09-2016

Newly Found Species of Algae Might Help Coral Reefs Survive Warm Water

As climate change warms the world’s oceans this is a precarious situation. But not all corals suffer at the same temperatures. While most perish in water above 31°C, those in the Persian

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Posted On : 21-04-2016

Refugees, Detention Centres and Nauru

If you live in Australia, you can’t miss the news associated with the Nauru detention centre.  The newspaper The Gua

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Posted On : 15-08-2016

A Dead Reef Comes Back to Life

On the floor of a remote island lagoon halfway between Hawaii and Fiji, the giant reef site had been devastated by unusually warm water. Its remains looked like a pile of drab dinner plates tossed

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Posted On : 15-08-2016

Save the Ocean from Plastic

A really scary article in Sydney Morning Herald, how much plastic is in our oceans.  The story references the fact that for the average Australian level of fish consumptions, you are eating ov

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Posted On : 15-08-2016

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Latest Update On : 26-09-2017

Save HR

Latest Updatd On : 24-09-2017

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