Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education

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We are currently working on the garden in Ferndale Street. This is my latest audiobook.

Pollan, Michael, Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education (Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated, 2007), xlviii <https://books.google.com/books?id=3zUqfDxvl48C&pgis=1> [accessed 30 December 2015]

The Strong Economics of Wind Energy

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Abraham, John, ‘The Strong Economics of Wind Energy | John Abraham | Environment | The Guardian’, The Guardian, 2015 <http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2015/dec/28/the-strong-economics-of-wind-energy> [accessed 28 December 2015]

Scotland Just Hit Australia’s 2030 Renewable Energy Target In 2014

3980Serrels, Mark, ‘Scotland Just Hit Australia’s 2030 Renewable Energy Target In 2014 | Gizmodo Australia’, Gizmodo, 2015 <http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/12/scotland-just-hit-australias-2030-renewable-energy-target-in-2014/> [accessed 30 December 2015]

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From the Shearing Shed

According to the FAOSTAT database of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the top five countries by number of heads of sheep (average from 1993 to 2013) were: mainland China(146.5 million heads), Australia (101.1 million), India (62.1 million), Iran (51.7 million), and the former Sudan (46.2 million).

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FAOSTAT, ‘FAOSTAT’, Statistics Division, 2015 <http://faostat3.fao.org/browse/Q/QA/E> [accessed 30 December 2015]

Modern Society

It doesn’t take much to derail our modern society.

“Hydro Tasmania had been importing about 40 percent of the state’s electricity needs from Victoria due to water storages, but the Basslink has been down since Sunday afternoon.

It is believed to be a subsea cable fault about 100 kilometres off the Tasmanian coastline” (1)

(1) Cable fault leaves Tasmania unable to import power. (2015, December 22). ABC News. Retrieved from http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-22/cable-fault-leaves-tasmania-unable-to-import-power/7047876