Due to predation on land and in the water, many turtles do not survive into adulthood; a mere 1 out of 1000 hatchlings become adults. Other dangers such as climate change, plastic pollution and fishing practices are now exacerbating risks to turtles.
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To align my home with my eco-conscious values, I followed a few principles which can be readily applied to anyone establishing a new home or seeking to live a more sustainable lifestyle. … More How to Create an Eco-Conscious Home
It was World Water Week last week, a week for discussing and acting on global water issues. With my hydrological background I feel compelled to write about something water related. Deciding the exact topic however, has been challenging, as I’m constantly bombarded with water themed stories: My Sydney-based family tell me about the ongoing drought with … More Talking About World Water Week
The Asian monsoon season presents inconveniences, challenges and major disruptions. Our climate is changing. How might future events such as flooding affect you and your community? … More Eight Months of Rain
It’s around 8pm as I unwind from a busy day which has included planning and teaching various lessons, dodging trucks and motorbikes through chaotic streets by bike and buying soil for my soon-to-be-flourishing balcony ‘garden’. My belly is full of curry and rice and I’m contemplating devouring a square or two of chocolate. There are … More Water for Life