Opinion Pieces

It’s time to fight fire with foresters

It’s time to fight fire with foresters

In the control rooms of rural fire brigades all around Australia, men and women are peering at detailed terrain maps and pondering. They are trying to use science, weather data, experience and simply gut feel, to pick where the bushfires will start this year. Because...
Save the world – one Australian harvested tree at a time

Save the world – one Australian harvested tree at a time

According to the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) ‘Living Planet report’, we are chewing through the globe’s non-renewable resources at such an alarming rate that by 2050, when we are trying to house and feed 9.5 billion people, we will need the resources equivalent...