Lee Scanlon

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Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

When you’re packing photography equipment for a holiday, it’s hard to decide what to take. You want to take enough to get good photos, but not so …

The Nikon D7000 and Canon 60D are the Most Stolen Cameras of 2013

Want additional bragging rights when it comes to owning a camera? Well here’s a good one. There now exists a list for the most-stolen digital …

Nikon D-series

Scott Morrison imposes information blackout on self-harm in detention

'That is not something you'll hear me discussing,' says immigration minister<p>The immigration minister, Scott Morrison, says he does not intend to reveal incidents of self-harm in detention centres because it is an “operational matter” and could encourage copycat behaviour among detainees.<p>Morrison …

Australia

Nocookies

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Google

What Greg Hunt didn't say about the carbon price and emissions - Fact Check - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

There's been a lot of hot air blowing around on Labor's carbon policy, including that its pricing scheme has not managed to stem emissions in the 15 …

Renewable Energy

Earth’s warming ‘unequivocal’: IPCC

by Marcus Priest<p>The hottest days in Australia will increase in temperature by up to 6 degrees and higher than previously predicted sea-level rises …

Climate Change

PM's office clamps down on ministers' media

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office has moved to directly approve the media appearances of all Coalition frontbenchers, <i>The Australian Financial …

Cleaner air from tackling climate change 'would save millions of lives'

The benefits of a reduction in air pollution alone justify action on climate change, say the authors of a new report<p>Tackling climate change would save millions of lives a year by the end of the century purely as a result of the decrease in air pollution, according to a new study.<p>The study is …

Pollution

Boat people un-Christian? Wrong, Mr Abbott

Tony Abbott says that boat people are "un-Christian" for coming to Australia the way they do.<p>Specifically, he said:<p>It is not surprising that Mr …

Australia

Indonesian MP Tantowi Yahya says Coalition's asylum seeker policy threatens to damage relations - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A member of the Indonesian parliamentary foreign affairs commission has described the Federal Government's asylum seeker policy as "offensive" and …

Australia

First female foreign minister is a milestone

In the midst of the debate about the gender deficit in the new Abbott cabinet, we risk failing to recognise a milestone for Australia. Australia’s …

Julia Gillard

Tony Abbott will doom future generations if he ditches carbon tax

A quarter of a century ago, I asked Canada's bright, new environment minister Lucien Bouchard what he felt was the most important environment issue …

Why Australia's new PM should rethink foreign aid cuts

Tony Abbott's budget plans will reduce aid effectiveness and renege on his country's commitment to increase aid spending<p>On Saturday, Tony Abbott, leader of the Australian Liberal party, won the Australian federal election, ushering in new political leadership after six years of tumultuous Labor …

Australia

Tracking Progress Towards a Low Carbon Economy

ClimateWorks launched its major research project: <i>Tracking Progress Towards a Low Carbon Economy</i> at Federation Square in Melbourne on 31 July 2013. …

Green Economy

Environment News - ABC News

The effects of climate change are a distant concept for some but are most certainly real for people of the Marshall Islands — a message one of its …

Australia

Coalition cuts solar rebate, clean energy research in $300m trim of Direct Action climate policy - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Coalition has reduced the amount of money it is spending on its Direct Action carbon reduction plan by more than $300 million.<p>The plan the …

Australia

Tony Abbott's carbon price referendum was a flop

The results of the Australian election are far from a mandate for abolition – voters preferred to stay home instead<p>Just five days before polling day, then-opposition leader Tony Abbott declared at Australia's National Press Club that the 2013 election would be a referendum on the carbon price.<p>"More …

Australia

Do You Make These 5 Classic Mistakes in Macro Photography?

Delving into macro photography opens up a fascinating, sometimes strange, new world. The ultra-close up views of flowers, plants, insects, and even …

Macro Photography

Top 10 Berlin experiences

Berlin is a scene-stealing combo of glamour and grit, poised to mesmerise anyone keen to connect with its vibrant culture, bold architecture, global food, intense parties and easy-going vibe. Whether your tastes run to posh or punk, you can sate them in the German capital. Here are ten things to …

This Many Incredible Photography Links Might Throw the Earth Out of Orbit

Another week comes to a close and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to tutorials, reviews, special features, …

Landscape Photography

How to Escape the Rear Naked Choke

How to Defend and Escape the Kneebar

How to Strip the Lapel Grip of a Larger Opponent

Gripfighting Guidelines Vs. Bigger, Stronger Opponents by Emily Kwok