Tag: environment

Don’t let them out: 15 ways to keep your indoor cat happy

Cats have recently been on the tail-end of bad press, with recent research finding roaming pet cats kill 390 million animals per year in Australia. Most of them are native species. To protect our native wildlife, who never evolved with such an efficient predator, it’s imperative we keep our cats contained – all day, every day. Read …

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Winter rainfall outlook

The Bureau of Meteorology released its 2020 Winter Outlook, with most of the country showing an increased likelihood of wetter than average conditions in the coming three months. The Bureau’s Manager of Long-range Forecasts, Dr Andrew Watkins, said there were only a few areas across the country that weren’t looking at a wetter than average …

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Local birds

Thanks to the Canberra Ornithologists Group, we have this great poster of local birds and tips on how to encourage more of them. How many do you recognise? Do you regularly see more not shown?