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What's in the Box - Journey home

I travelled over 3000km in 10 days visited a couple of hundred students from 6 schools. It was great to get home to start planning the next visit. 

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Jun 2010

What's in the Box - Finley High School

Finley High School was the last school on my journey just under an hour from Deniliquin

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Jun 2010

The Plastiki Expedition sets off on their final leg to Sydney

The Plastiki left Samoa this morning (our time). The crew has been replaced, the Plastiki restocked, spirits are high and they will sail into the harbour in 30 to 40 days time – Good luck crew!!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 14 Jun 2010

The BP oil spill in the US

There are many questions to be answered about how this oil spill in the USA happened. What policy and procedures were in place to ensure an environmental catastrophe would be avoided if something were to go wrong?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 14 Jun 2010

A lecture by Dr Barry Smit one of Canada’s leading experts on climate change

I recently attended a lecture by Dr Barry Smit at the University of Wollongong. Dr Smit is a Professor of Geography and the Canada Chair in Global Environmental Change at the University of Guelph, Canada. Dr Smit served on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and was also a co-recipient of the Noble Peace Price 2007.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 14 Jun 2010

“Billabong Boy” – Arron Wood

A new book titled “Billabong Boy” has just been released. It is the story of Arron Wood and the things he overcame to become Australia’s leader in environmental education for children.

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

Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).

On the 1st of June in South Korea governments gave the go ahead for the Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).

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

World Environment message from David de Rothschild.

As another World Environment (5th June) has come and gone what can you do? Give nature a voice!

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

This week in Fish: Massive eel and Fish Dissection

This week we show you the biggest freshwater eel you have ever seen.  We have added more important pages from the old site, including the dissection of a Bluespotted Flathead.  Many of the fieldwork pages have also been added.  We are working flat out because Rebecca, our champion web helper is only with us until the end of June!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 11 Jun 2010

What's in the Box - Deniliquin South Public School

After a few wrong turns and a call to the school office I finally arrived at Deniliquin South Public School.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 10 Jun 2010