I originally visited the Great Barrier Reef for the first time in 2014. Recently with the extensive coral bleaching in Australia and elsewhere an update was published in May 2016. Last month I watched a three-part BBC documentary on Netflix on the Great Barrier Reef written and hosted by Sir David Attenborough in 2015. Following is information for those […]
Biodiversity & ecosystems: plants, animals & habitat, climate change.
Caramel & Parsley’s 250th article ~ what a great occasion this is and a time of personal celebration and reflection! I am so overwhelmingly grateful for the time I have had to be able to write many more articles! There are always new and interesting articles to write, people to meet, places to go and much to […]
It has been 2 years since visiting the Great Barrier Reef out of Cairns in Australia. I am sadly disappointed that we did not spend more time in this amazingly unique natural structure which has changed drastically since our visit, especially in recent weeks. The coral bleaching has been devastating and with continuing high ocean temperatures […]
Climate change is a hot topic globally these days and it is interesting that all these 3 articles feature Australia which is one of the hottest countries in the world. These subjects are creating international interest on how Australia handles the effects of global warming and climate change on their coral reefs, temperate rain forests and […]
The question often asked is “Are we overdue for an earthquake“? After viewing the media coverage of the unprecedented wind storm earlier this year which saw over 500,000 homes in Vancouver, B.C. without power for several days, perhaps it is time to put together an Emergency Kit or update and refresh the one you have. We […]