Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: A Perfect Week for Families

Greenloons - In youth, I dreamed about exploring the Great Barrier Reef.  As the world’s largest coral reef system, I marveled at how it was composed from over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands.  Thus, I couldn’t wait for the day to snorkel with colorful fish swimming amongst even more spectacular coral.  I felt this sentiment during […] The post Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: A Perfect Week for Families appeared first on Greenloons. (c) Greenloons - Read entire story he … [Read more...]

Australia’s ‘Environmental Condition Score’ for 2019: Less Than 1 out of 10

EcoWatch - By Albert Van Dijk, Luigi Renzullo, Marta Yebra and Shoshana Rapley 2019 was the year Australians confronted the fact that a healthy environment is more than just a pretty waterfall in a national park; a nice extra we can do without. We do not survive without air to breathe, water to drink, soil to grow food and weather we can cope with. Every year, we collate a vast number of measurements on the state of our environment: weather, oceans, fire, water, soils, vegetation, population … [Read more...]