Tag: South Australia

The emu-wren diaries
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The emu-wren diaries

There is a bold plan underway to bring Mallee Emu-wrens back to South Australia, where wildfires have wiped them out. Simon Verdon details the decline of this mysterious and beautiful mallee bird and the efforts underway to save the species. 2014 Monday, January 13th The heathlands stretch out in every direction, as far as the...

Standing still on Kangaroo Island
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Standing still on Kangaroo Island

My book was due, and I’d had a twitch in my left eye for over two weeks. But my husband had a rare week off, so we decided to head somewhere we’d wanted to go for years – Kangaroo Island. In our usual style, it was very last minute, and most places we wanted to...