Jul 152017
 
POLL: Should invasive animal species be controlled by drowning?

One can understand New Zealand’s apparent frustration with invasive Australian brushtail possums. One can conjure up genuine sadness for the damage the possums cause through their unwavering appetite for birds’ eggs and one can feel real concern for the plight of the native species being edged out. Like many invasive species, they are a nightmare […]

Jan 272013
 
Northern Territory Road trip (Part IV – Mataranka to Katherine Gorge)

Mataranka and Elsey National Park We arrived at Mataranka hot springs camping grounds late at night, put up the tent in the dark and went for a quick exploration walk to see what local wildlife was around. The air was laden with moisture – trademark of the tropical climate and I was hoping to find […]