Big cuts to irrigation in southern New South Wales, has spawned a heated retort in the Riverina, according to a report.
The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists' report proposes that, the Murrumbidgee and Murray regions have their water caps cut by 65% and 39 % respectively.
The group says its recommendations best shield the river system and will be prominent in the draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
The climate change negotiators meeting has been called by The Alliance of Small Island States, in Germany to push for a legally-binding outcome.
AOSIS is concerned with the consistent lowering of expectations ahead of the next talks due in Cancun.
Hundreds of city Mayors from around the globe have sought to side-step international climate talks and forge their own path towards a low carbon future.
The Maine-based team of EepyBird's Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz – who together made combined Mentos mint candy and Coke Zero soda pop to create increasingly ornate fountain displays, four years back – has discovered that Mentos-Soda combination can be effectively used for propelling vehicles.
According to a Statistics Canada study Lower Mainland restaurants did very well during the Olympics. A record $750 million dollars was made in the month of February compared to an average of $677 million in March.
And the Olympic, $725.2-million spending binge shows up clearly and starkly in a sharp 6.6-per-cent drop to $677.3-million in March receipts recorded by the statistical agency in its monthly survey of establishments.
After having discovered what they described as a large, sophisticated marijuana growing farm on a rural property near Williams Lake, the police is said to have arrested five men on Friday.
The farm, in the Spokin Lake area, had 9,000 plants worth an estimated $5 million in an outbuilding powered by two large diesel generators worth about half a million dollars, police said.
It was the third large bust by RCMP in recent days.
The $1.1 billion security bill for the upcoming G8 and G20 summits is being supported by The Public Safety Minister.
Minister openly said that the Auditor General can review the expenditures after the summit is over and the world leaders go back.
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