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By Author: Parrys Raines

The truth about electricity prices

As we constantly hear in the media about how electricity prices have risen and how high they may go people are also worried how high they will go if a carbon tax is introduced. There is a campaign running that says clean energy is too expensive and it fails to say that doing nothing is also a high price to pay.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 09 Nov 2010

Where have all the Turtles Gone?

Sea Turtle numbers are diminishing but stealing their eggs is a sure way of speeding up the extinction of turtle species.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 09 Nov 2010

National Recycling Week, 8th to the 14th November and a new book

It is that time of year again when we need to look at our waste. We need to rethink how we look at waste and look for positive solutions. If you need some ideas and you are a small business “Sustainable Growth” is a great new book written by Jon Dee.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 09 Nov 2010

Oil Spills and Plastic

12 connections between oil spills and plastics

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2010

Environmental Education

Support me supporting Environmental Education

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2010

Food waste

The statistics on how much food NSW households throw away and waste is shocking.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 08 Aug 2010

Come welcome Plastiki

The day has finally come. The Plastiki will sail in through our heads and into our beautiful harbour tomorrow – Monday, 26th of July at approximately midday.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 25 Jul 2010

Gidday Plastiki and Welcome to Australia!

After months at sea and dealing with all sorts of weather conditions the Plastiki and her crew arrived on our shores, in QLD, yesterday.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jul 2010

Au Revoir - Plastiki departs New Caledonia

After a few months at sea and one last stop in New Caledonia team Plastiki is making their way towards our shore – hooray!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 12 Jul 2010

Our first female Prime Minister

History has been made in Australian politics. Australia see’s the first female PM sworn in.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 02 Jul 2010