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The Flying Foxes of Queensland

POLITICIANS GONE BATTY “Anyone that would put the welfare of a flying fox above that of a human being is sick in the head.”                                                                                   Bob Katter (1945-Present)                                       “Anyone that would put the welfare of a politician above that of a … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Ants, Australia & Ayer’s Rock

TOO BUSY TO SEE WHAT’S RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU “It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?”              Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)                  … Continue reading

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David Suzuki’s Definition of Home

TEMPORARY RESIDENTS “We live in a finite world with finite resources. Although it may sometimes seem quite big, earth is really very small – a tiny blue and green oasis of life in a cold universe.” “We no longer see … Continue reading

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A Bear on the Roof and Something Worse on the Ground

CROWDED-TO-DEATH NATURE “The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.”                        Carl Sagan (1934-1996)  “The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, … Continue reading

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