Tuesday, May 18, 2010

There Goes the Neighbourhood

Adelaide's very first mob of Grey-headed Flying Foxes - AKA Fruit Bats - have moved into the eastern suburbs. It started with an advance party of 50 or so. Two weeks later the 'camp' numbered more than a 1000. Stay tuned for the 'reaction' of local residents!

Friday, May 14, 2010

The Simpson Re-Loaded

If you didn't catch up with the Australian Geographic story about last year's flood event in Simpson Desert, it's now available in online form here thanks to AG's new website.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

More research into the bleedin' obvious . . .

Amazing - who would have thought getting among trees and green things would be a good idea?
"There is growing evidence that combining activities such as walking or cycling with nature boosts well-being. In the latest analysis, UK researchers looked at evidence from 1,250 people in 10 studies and found fast improvements in mood and self-esteem." See the full news story here.