Writer's Articles - Science
Reefgate or reefport?
Tasmania’s new electricity smart metering rollout ...
The Obsessive Search for the Tasmanian Tiger
'State government is keeping solar owners in the dark'
Those corporate ties ...
The Clean Coal Calamity ...
Where have the Birds of Prey Gone!?
While we were sleeping ...
Double Trouble ...
Expect Future Storms To Intensify
Is the Tarkine’s Keppel Creek the next forestry battleground?
South Australia’s GM crop ban under fire: Tasmania’s GM ban will be next ...
Defiant Faith ...
FOXES: Tasmania’s fantastic joke
New Tarkine Frog Discovered? – Not Quite!
NATION: Daddy knows best, dear ...
The MH 370 Search & Track Records at Pine Gap ...
POWER ... and a road to glory ...
'Collaborative on-Country action to research, restore and protect takayna/Tarkine'
The Frankland River Forest: an Impending Liberal Siege ...
NATION: Trump's new world disorder catches Turnbull government napping
Hydro knows what caused Basslink to fail. Why can't the Plebs know ... ?
Bob Brown writes to Guy Barnett ... (update with new Bob letter)
The EPIRB - It’s Use and Abuse
Farewell Super Trawler ... and the questions remain ...
Latest 'fox carcass found in the north'
The EPA verdict on Macquarie Harbour ... Probe reveals 'salmon farming laws written by industry'
How Far Off Is Abrupt Climate Change?
Australia’s Primal Dinosaur on the Skids
Basslink Lemon - Take 2. A Fiscal Encumbrance
Harnessing the World’s Extreme Energy Sources
Is a door flying open on Geelong Star ... ?
Another lesson for Tassie ... NZ Insects Downed by Government’s 1080 Blitz
We are the Life of the Stars
Eastern quolls edge closer to extinction – but it’s not too late to save them
Tasmania ... and culling deer
Shooting the messenger … a subjective analysis of a new millennium Tasmanian inquest
The Sixth Global Extinction – We are Now Entering it ...
1080 and the contamination of water
The Worthiness of Trees – Reflections from an Activist
UNLESS ... the giant freshwater lobster will disappear from the planet forever ...
NZ: The warning to Tasmania ...
It’s not dirty dairy – it’s dirty people!
Global map reveals 'unsafe levels' of biodiversity across 58pc of Earth's surface
NZ: The horror of wild animal poisoning
BASSLINK: Energy Council damns Libs' Energy Strategy
What Happens When the Sky Starts to Fall?
The questions around Biosecurity Tasmania's review ...
BASSLINK: Sunny Groom's holiday as Basslink fried. Mr Brooks ... resigns ...
An Open Letter to all Candidates ...
Tasmanian devil cancer research down a blind alley?
Greg Hunt's hollow boast about the Great Barrier Reef
eBay / Myer's new virtual reality shopping store ignores possible eye damage to the user
Southern hemisphere joins north in breaching carbon dioxide milestone
Another Eagle Electrocuted
Precious Freshwater diverted to Aquaculture
Surviving the Carbon Apocalypse
Sad Postscript to the Clearfelling of Lapoinya Forest. Meanwhile in Mutual Valley ...
'Big' CSIRO announcement just smoke and mirrors ...
A poem as lovely as a tree ...
UTAS students join national civil disobedience campaign #FloodtheCampus
NZ Government Seizes Use of 1080 Poison
STATE: Tasmanian Greens Call for an Inquiry into TasWater
'Embracing the Climate Challenge' ...
BASSLINK: A Wrap. $400m cost? The Senate Inquiry ...
Tasmanians say: ‘Show Us Our Drinking Water Data’
'There is reason to celebrate the protection of our Blue Derby forests ...'
Forestry Tasmania is thoroughly unprofessional ...
NATION: The Loonies are running the Asylum ...
STATE: Is the UTG to be Tasmania's moral compass?
New method finds 57 pesticides in poisoned honey bees
Climate change could put eucalypts at risk of death from air bubbles
State Government’s Draft Climate Change Action Plan has major blindspots
Hope for HIV in Africa: Observations by an Eldoret Journeyman
“Clean, Green” New Zealand's Rivers in Crisis
Maori Trusts Allow 1080 Poison to be Dropped Directly into Water
Red alert: Experts warn of dire health impacts from climate change
News with a negative frame: a vaccination case study
An outsider's look at the contentious practice of clearfell logging ..
Basslink update 5/3/2016
Fail on key environmental criteria for Forestry Tasmania’s FSC bid
This 21-Year-Old is Cleaning Up Our Oceans
Been there done that – CSIRO’s attitude to climate science
Wilderness fortunes and Rural Public Health
Burning a scratch across a vinyl recording
Climate science on chopping block as CSIRO braces for shake-up
Read for yourself: Liberal energy promises ... and solar reality ...
Zero tolerance of fires in Australia: a new paradigm for want of new technology and tactics?
More Zika virus victims expected in Qld
John Lawrence: FT directors quit ... and ...
All five bright planets come together in the morning sky
New Zealand's Anti-introduced Wildlife Dogma needs burying
The slow-burn, devastating impact of tobacco plain packs
NATION: Paris agreement ... A breakthrough and a catastrophe. Macfarlane. MYEFO ...
Reforestation of the Earth: Australia’s Inaction ...
Federal Government to abandon plans to log World Heritage Area if UNESCO will not ratify it
Global Underwater Digital Cable: Why?
The Plan to poison Lord Howe Island ...
The Emperor Has No Clothes
SHOCKER: Will Minister Harriss outlast FT?
Tasmanian Upper House MP alleges evidence of foxes in state fabricated ...
Australia must take subs off the table for Japan because of whaling
Russell River ... and Huon Aquaculture ...
NATION: Malcolm's Flash as a Rat with a Gold Tooth ...
Corporate profits and 'jobs, jobs, jobs' appear to dominate in our Aquaculture industry
Turnbull goes to Paris climate talks with 'a policy that does not exist'. Bishop ... of Entitlement
Thousands Rally in Hobart for Climate Action
Mt Lyell re-opening likely within two to three years
Senate fails to reinstate night-fishing ban on super trawler Geelong Star by a vote
The Patent That Could Destroy Monsanto and Change the World
What are green solvents and how do they add value to plantation forests?
Planning Tasmania’s electric future
An Argument for Assisted Dying in Australia: Andrew Denton’s Di Gribble Argument in full
FSC ... and public health. The Log Truck Danger ...
Climate change puts UTAS plans at risk
STATE ... of denial
COMMENT: Does the Tasmanian Government really know what its policy is on pathology privatisation?
State Government considers secret private bid for public 'medical services'
Peter Cundall: organic charcoal good for your greens
Japan’s whaling gambit shows it’s time to strengthen the rule of science in law
Palm oil, pollution and pyro-politics
Will Space Miners Save the Earth?
Get a Glimpse into the not-so-humble honey bee
AFMA Locks Community Out Of Super Trawler Decision-Making Processes
Effective harm-free treatments suppressed
Ka-Ching: pokies documentary reveals what makes the machines so addictive
TPP and Tasmania’s GMO moratorium. Corporates can sue. What we don't know. Positive to Libs
Who murdered Lulu ... ? Contamination scare ...
Rewilding the Earth ... An Ethical Conviction
The way to stop devil deaths ... ?
Australian Marine Science has become truly parasitic, 'killing its host' ...
FSC: Express your concerns ...
The Tarkine Tiger
Advocates of the Far Side
Wilfully misleading the Tasmanian public ...
Green Death from Above
Here comes the Great Disruption ...
Classy Tasmanian MPs' acts ...
Pesticides linked to bee decline for first time in a countrywide field study
Truth Hurts: The Science Behind Why People Don't Care About The Death Of Our Planet And Democracy
Will the Abbott Government Approve the Geelong Star Slaughter of Dolphins?
The Future Of Fishing Is On The Line ...
TLC celebrates The Big Punchbowl fundraising success
Seafloor digi map: Graveyards revealed in very firsts digital map of seafloor
Carbon accounting & FT profitability
Far more beautiful left standing
NATION: Round 1 to Skink and Snake ...
UTAS VC office occupied ...
Order emerges out of Chaos: the fundamental insight of science
Medical students concerned new emissions reduction target jeopardises health of Australians
Australia was ready to act on climate 25 years ago, so what happened next?
My child, me and the Doctor Make 3
Researchers find pear juice can ward off hangovers
How to save the Planet ... and Humankind
STATE: The case for a tunnel under Davey Street, Hobart
Hands in the Dirt for Space Food
Vale Dr Louise Crossley
Factory Trawler Cries Poor at Dolphin Protection Measures
The Troglodytic Liberals and the Epoch of Coal
NATION: A hole in the heart ...
Activists target Myer for sponsoring animal cruelty
Senate Inquiry Hears Fish Farm Story is Different to Reality
STATE, WHA: No mining ... but logging still allowed ... ?
Nothing much has changed in almost half a century ...
STATE: Poisoning our Western Rivers – When will it stop?
The Importance of Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment
How Wild is the Tarkine Wilderness?
Recreational Fishers & Conservationists Call For Support From Federal Politicians ...
The Self-Poisoning of New Zealand by Name and by Nature
Geelong Star Trawler Management In More Hot Water
Young female scientist to join international team in Antarctica
State Budget a Wasted Opportunity for Waste Management Reform
The Undercurrent: why are we being fed by a poison expert? Monsanto and Roundup – video
The liquidation of Nature
UNESCO drafts a damning rejection of World Heritage management
Australia must change the way it generates wealth
The opportunity for remote Tassie to shine a few productive bright lights
WATCH the wind: Live!
Fish deaths leave questions about Macqaurie Harbour oxygen levels unanswered
Australian Possums in Kiwi Blunderland
EU dropped pesticide laws due to US pressure over TTIP, documents reveal
The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels
STATE: Dark Mofo artist Leon Ewing suggests high school students use drugs to expand creativity
Beekeepers see 42% of US honeybee colonies die off in a single year
STATE: MIS post mortem. Forestry job losses
Sea level rising faster in past 20 years than in entire 20th century. Here comes El Nino ...
NZ: A programme to poison a nation
STATE: Milne got results from minority pacts with both sides of politics
Culling pest animals can do more harm than good
NATION: RET deal means fewer jobs, less clean energy and more pollution
Caught in a net of deceit
Stop driving the Tasmanian devil to extinction. Sign the Petition ...
STATE: Seal and dolphin death toll begins ... Pulp Mill ... Forestry ...
A Blast from the Past in the Tarkine Karst
Where does the law stand on immunisation?
White Dwarf May Have Shredded Passing Planet
Forestry Tasmania logging threatens extinction for species ... and for FSC certification
Told you so, TasWater and Dr Roscoe Taylor
The axing of Pesticide Monitoring in Waterways
Time to take anti-whaling stance straight to Japanese. Closing the door on Japan's argument
Minister Harriss to hand 61,500 hectares of Tarkine reserves to mining speculators
Let's stop Tasmania's swift parrots going the way of the dodo
The Way We Were ...
A dog's death from 1080 poisoning ...
Last word. Introspection
April Fool's Day ...
Super Trawler: This is not an April Fool's Day Joke
New Zealand is stockpiling pure Compound 1080 ...
Worse than the TPP? Defence pilloried
NZ's 1080 blackmail letters' threat to poison dairy products: The Fallout for Tasmania
Mussel Growers Raise New Alarm About Salmon Farm Impacts
Recreational Fishers And Conservationists Demonstrate Together To Stop Latest Super Trawler Proposal
A multi-billion dollar disaster in the making
Wotif founder Graeme Wood takes stake in battery storage developer Redflow
From unused pool to ecosystem cool
Greedy Californians are almost out of water
Researchers raise concerns over underwater Totten Glacier melt
Saturn's Groovy Rings
Can Tassie devils control feral cats? The devil is in the detail
Remote Indigenous communities are vital for our fragile ecosystems
MH370 flew to Kazakhstan: Jeff Wise outlines new theory
Dying Like An Animal: The Price Of Empathy And How Governments Use Yours Against You
Myrtle rust in Tasmania ...
TFGA applauds fracking decision
Apocalypse Now ... Lapoinya
Riding the Devil's Highway
Minister Colbeck should think again ...
Pharmaceutical industry gets high on fat profits
Let's Do The Time Warp Again: Senator Colbeck Is Repeating Labor Mistake
Lapoinya: Has FT found the way?
Lapoinya: You just could not make this stuff up ...
An 'Unscientific' Reading of the Case
Energy Strategy ignores the big issues
The Plight of the Orange-bellied Parrot
Giant pine scale threat
Drug regulator must put patient safety ahead of Big Pharma profits
After the Bang
Fact-Checking Julia Jabour and Indi Hodgson-Johnston
Ongoing Salmon Expansion Threatens Endangered Whales and Puts Locals Offside
90% of submissions to Tasmanian fracking review say No!
Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought
It's time to stop lighting fires
Where Have All the Cod Gone? The End of Capitalism ...
How to squash an economy
Prince Cnut Defies the Waves of Reality
New resource on health threats posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals
Tarkine: International call to protect nation's heritage
A job for Victoria's next leaders: save the Central Highlands
A gamma-ray burst
Devil disease: I wish I was a scientist
The Moral Irrelevance of Christian Doctrine ...
Neuroscientist warns young brains being re-wired by digital technology
The Devil Disease: The Counter Argument ...
Forestry Poisons implicated in devil disease ... as President Xi strokes baby devil ...
China and US strike deal on carbon cuts in push for global climate pact
World governments failing Earth's ecosystems, says top conservationist
November 5, 2014 Solar Flare
Global Efforts to Protect Southern Ocean Blocked by China and Russia
The Large Magellanic Cloud
EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030
Pesticide monitoring in Tasmanian waterways cancelled
Lake Pedder project wins big at national awards
Lazlo and the Toxic Dump near Carlton River (2)
How feral cats kill wildlife without lifting a paw
Boost for solar industry in East Timor
Why ice sheets will keep melting for centuries to come
Swedish journalist visiting Australia calls for a stop to surrogacy
Burnoff policies could be damaging habitats for 100 years
Explainer: back burning and fuel reduction
FLIGHT CONTROL: Boeing ‘Uninterruptible’ Autopilot System, Drones & Remote Hijack
This is insane
Living authentically in the real world – without blind faith or mystery-mongering
Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away
How to watch the International Space Station fly over Tasmania ...
CSIRO cuts will hurt Hobart
More Tasmanian CSIRO climate and marine research jobs face budget axe
Time capsules with a difference
AMP Fund drops fossil fuel investments
Elizabeth Kolbert: The Sixth Extinction
Japanese whalers issue plan for harpoon boats to return to Southern Ocean this summer
Tasmanian Foxes? World study finds serious deficiencies ...
Nicholas of Cusa and the Instruction of Ignorance
Liz Smith - Why I’m standing for the Legislative Council as an independent
Forests: Reality bites for Paul and Will ...
Climate Change: The threats to Tasmania
Moral values and religious doctrines
PCBs: “Monsanto and BAYER must be held liable”
Tasmania's NBN tangle is a shocking mess
Abetz refuses to say if super trawler ban will be made law ...
CSIRO report supports climate change
Delisting WHA: What It Means. Homes lost, $16m unspent, says Booth
Sea Shepherd Australia takes Western Australian Government to court over shark cull
Killing renewables softly with endless reviews
Climate science must be part of national curriculum
Global warming stalled by strong winds driving heat into oceans
Study links wildfire smoke exposure to reduced immune system function
Tasmania's ban on genetically modified crops made indefinite in bid to protect clean, green brand
2013 Review of the Moratorium on GMOs in Tasmania
100 days, 40 failures: a preview of a secretive, cruel and chaotic government. MYEFO
Professor Mark Taylor responds to Mercury on Rosebery
The case of the declining eastern quoll: correlation equals causation – or does it?
NATION: Turn Back The Boats confrontation. Spying. Climate. Animal Cruelty
My, how you've grown (2) ... another update on the Peregrines
Foxes: Ivan Dean and the Kitchell report
My, how you've grown ... an update on the Peregrines
Antarctic marine reserve threatened by sunset clause. Vigil/Rally, Hobart, Monday
An extraordinary Picture Essay: The nesting Peregrine Falcons ...
Adam Bandt ... and 'the great moral challenge of our generation'
They’re Taking Over!
Climate change ‘unprecedented’ by 2050: study
The Eradication of Scepticism (and foxes)
Paradigm Shift Urgently Needed In Agriculture
Afghanistan's cabinet has more women
Geniuses predict how the world will end, and how to avoid it
“And the ice will refreeze”
Captured by vested corporate interests ... ?
Deserts 'greening' from rising CO2
RN The Science Show Today: Errol’s Daddy
Environmentalists urge Rudd to scrap 'failed' forestry deal with states
The false dichotomy of clearfell or reserve must be abandoned. Vica Bayley on free speech.
FSC Changes Chemicals Criteria Again ... Incorrect, says FSC Australia
The Final Acceleration – Just Waiting for the Great Disruption?
The biomassacre report - or the truth in campaigning
Dear *Roscoe: I was healthy before I came to Tasmania ...
Natural resource management approaches incorporating disaster risk reduction
Pesticide regulations failing to protect river biodiversity
Doing the Climate Maths with Bill McKibben
Antarctic funding good first step but doesn't go far enough
Greg Hunt: Why the carbon tax doesn't work
Changing wave heights projected as the atmosphere warms
CSIRO: 'This dreadful news'
Ban pesticides linked to bee deaths, say MPs
Defending Earth from Space
Grid Friendly Electric Vehicle Charging Solution Ready to Take the Next Step
UTAS should not be hosting science bully
What is a Small Mine?
Rising risk prices out new coal-fired plants: report
Margiris/Abel Tasman: A cynical attempt. Burke's response
Kite Powers EV Across Australia for $15 of Electricity
Common pesticides 'can kill frogs within an hour'
Coming to Tasmania?
Climate Change: It’s time to speak up …
The Grime Behind the Crime
Collision fatality of raptors in wind farms does not depend on raptor abundance
The end of another climate conference ...
Fox Invasion Threatens Wave of Extinction in Tasmania
The cost-effective, responsible solution for the Hobart Railyards
Do We Have A Trawler For You!
Unmourned death of a sole survivor
Super Trawler science further discredited
Close AFMA, says fisheries scientist
Earthquakes and fishing
Twist to $40m fox tale
Review of community feedback on the C-cell continues. Dump the Dump 'has the numbers'
Unsupportable Fox Baiting has no ‘Social Licence’
Mr Elliott, stop this 1080 baiting!
Trawler research inadequate
It's not mob rule ... it's protecting Tasmania's interests
Greens vow on super trawler campaign. Responses to Dr Wadsley/Opinions. Dr Wadsley's response
Understanding the science behind the super-trawler’s quota
Scientists confirm that Margiris quota is unsound
Should Colbeck consider looking for a new job?
Where is the Devil Recovery Plan?
Sailing away ... Rally goes ahead
Copping: Consultation Not Spin
Wilkie: Doubts on science. Ludwig 'rejected whistleblowers'. Download: The outstanding questions
Super Trawler plans sunk!
Tasmanian Labor Sinks Without Trace. Seafish's '7-year plan'
Scientists warn on CSIRO GM wheat threat
The FV Margiris Quota: a case of Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics
The threat to Hobart's reputation
Margiris: UTAS VC must investigate. Updated analysis. Kim Booth: Fresh questions. SA bound?
Science is integral to Hobart’s economic DNA
Here comes the sun: chilling verdict on a climate going to extremes
Tasmanians have their say: Turn back the Trawler
Devils: Please quit the stalling process
Milestone for Humankind