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Archive for December 19th, 2014

Bio-reactor barra’ thrive at former mine site south of Sydney

TROPICAL BARRAMUNDI BREEDING IN OLD MINE USING METHANE HEAT GENERATION TO WARM WATER Photo: Juvenile barramundi grown in tanks warmed by heat generated from the Woodlawn bioreactor (James Bennett) Map: Tarago 2580 New South Wale’s former Woodlawn mine may be environmentally degraded, but the barramundi grown there are as ecologically sound as farmed fish are […]

December 19th, 2014
Topic: AQUACULTURE, ECO SYSTEMS, ENERGY PRODUCTION, Fish, FOOD DRINK, RE-CYCLE Tags: , , , ,

LYCHEE SEASON IS IN FULL SWING IN QUEENSLAND WITH BUMPER CROPS

Photo: Kaimana lychees ready for packing. (Zara Margolis) Map: Yeppoon 4703 It’s harvest time for lychees on Queensland’s Capricorn Coast. Ian Groves and his family have been growing tropical fruit on their Bungundarra property since the early 1980s, including lychees, mangoes, and avocadoes. For the next eight or nine weeks, the Groves family, with the […]

December 19th, 2014
Topic: FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, HARVESTING, Lychees, Queensland Tags: , , , , , ,

FAB OZ PICS-SOUTH AUSTRALIA-1

This land of OZ has some spectacular scenery and in this ‘FAB OZ PICS’ I just want to show you some from time to time This is a first in a series. To view just click on each one to take you there 1..South Australia – Google Maps Cullyamurra Waterhole 2…South Australia – Google Maps […]

December 19th, 2014
Topic: FAB OZ PICS, South Australia Tags: , , , ,

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO REVIEW THE 2007 WATER ACT

The Federal Government will move swiftly to reduce reporting requirements for water users following a review of the Water Act 2007. The Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Simon Birmingham, today handed down the year-long expert review of the Act, which contains 28 recommendations for reform. None of the recommendations will affect the implementation or direction of […]

December 19th, 2014
Topic: GOVERNMENT, REGULATIONS ACTS, WATER & IRRIGATION Tags: , , ,