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The New Tech of Disaster Response, From Apps to Aqua-Drones - TIM MOYNIHAN: 08.29.15. : 6:00 AM.

Hurricane Katrina was a tale of three disasters. The first was natural, a violent storm that devastated the Gulf Coast. The second was man-made, the catastrophic failure of levees protecting New Orleans. 708 more words

Tragedy

The Salt of the Earth

“I also befriended a whale. These are the whales in Argentina. An adult like this is 35 meters long, weighs about 40 tons. She came so close to the boat, I could touch her.   137 more words

Inspire

WHALE SHARK DAY!!

WHALE SHARK DAY!!

 

Today it International Whale Shark Day! So let’s celebrate these gentle giants of the oceans!

Animals

The Disappearing Cajun Culture

Cajuns are mostly descended from French immigrant ancestors. Their name comes from Acadia in Nova Scotia, Canada, where they originally settled – they were expelled by the British in the 18th Century, and many eventually ended up in southern Louisiana.  363 more words

Culture

Heartland - Connect With Nature In Your Lounge Room.

I am thrilled about the recent launch of the hard-covered, coffee-table book Heartland by the Australian Conservation Foundation, not least because an excerpt of my writing has been chosen to grace its pages! 494 more words

Writing