Wetlands -26%; River flows -43%; Leaf area -10%; Tree cover – 8%; Threatened species +14% . . .
Playful and garrulous, they mate for life.
‘Plants are the world-makers we need to heed if we hope to grow liveable worlds. And our worlds will only be liveable worlds when people learn how to conspire with the plants.’ Natasha Myers
A sick turtle found on Middle Beach, Valla, on its way to the Dolphin Marine Conservation Park at Coffs.
This issue is so important, but even as we gathered, logging trucks were rolling past north, with eucalypts on board.
Koalas need our help after these catastrophic bushfires.
Koala numbers in northern NSW and Queensland were already in decline by over 40 per cent between since 1990 – just 30 years – mainly because of habitat loss.
Trick of the Light I watched a Striated Heron, normally a shy bird, catch a fish on the edge of the Nambucca River.
For up close views I recommend Albrecht Dürer’s ‘young hare’ from 1502.
The rain on Christmas Day was a relief. The trees were crying.