Habitat Vol. 38 Number 2: April 2010

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Our magazine, Habitat, is jam packed with inspiring interviews, green living tips and more! We've put some of the articles up online for you to ge... (More) Our magazine, Habitat, is jam packed with inspiring interviews, green living tips and more! We've put some of the articles up online for you to get a taste. If you become a member of ACF, you'll receive Habitat four times a year.
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    1 A C F HABITAT AUSTRALIA  APRIL 2010    VOLUME 38 NUMBER 2: APRIL 2010 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity Special Commemorative Issue The campaign for biodiversity – your actions count Are your holiday plans eco-friendly? Australia’s big blue oceans – a world in picturesTo revive the Murray? Just add water!The Tarkine – walking an ancient landscapeHow do I talk to a climate sceptic?  2 A C F HABITAT AUSTRALIA  APRIL 2010    Application form The Earth needs kids like you! When you joinyou will receive… ã a membership certificateã a newsletter four times a yearã entry to competitions and fun activitiesã information for projectsã a poster, stickers and much more Earthkids  is ACF’s juniorenvironment club New Earthkid: ______________________________________( M/F )Contact Person: __________________________________________(if school or group)Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________State: ________________________ Postcode: ________________Date of Birth: _____ / _____ / _________ DAY MONTH YEARRI Earthkids, Australian Conservation Foundation,Floor 1, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton VIC 3053Phone: (03) 9345 1111 Freecall: 1800 332 510Fax: (03) 9345 1166 www.acfonline.org.auComplete this form and send it to: Membership options ... $16.50 Junior Membership (inc. GST)$65 Schools and Community Groups (inc. 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Payment details: Payer’s Name: ______________________________________________Parent Other _______________________________________Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________State: _________________________ Postcode: _________________Phone: ( _______ )___________________________ (AH / BH / Mob)Email: _____________________________________________________Please debit the following credit card:Visa M/card Amex DinersCard No. __ __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ / __ __ __ __Cardholder’s name: __________________________________________Signature: _________________________ Expiry date: __ __ / __ __OR, please find enclosed a cheque payable to:Australian Conservation Foundation    3 A C F HABITAT AUSTRALIA  APRIL 2010 V 3 N  A   Habitat Australia is published by the Australian Conservation FoundationInc. ABN 22 007 498 482 Melbourne (Head Ofce) Floor 1, 60 Leicester St, Carlton, Vic 3053Ph: (03) 9345 1111or 1800 332 510 (free call)Fax: (03) 9345 1166 Sydney Suite 504, 32 York Street Sydney NSW 2000Ph: (02) 8270 9900Fax: (02) 8270 9988 Canberra PO Box 2699, Canberra City, ACT 2601Ph: (02) 6247 2472 Adelaide Level 1, 157 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000Ph: 1800 332 510 Cairns Suite 1/Level 1, 96 – 98 Lake Street,Cairns, QLD 4870Ph: (07) 4031 5760Fax: (07) 4031 3610 Broome PO Box 1868 (Lotteries House)Broome WA 6725Ph: 08 9192 1936Fax: 08 9192 1936 ACF website: www.acfonline.org.au  Habitat  email: habitat@acfonline.org.auMembership email:membership@acfonline.org.au ACF campaigns to protect, restore andsustain the environment. New members are welcome. President Professor Ian Lowe Vice Presidents Rosemary Hill Alex Gordon Chie Executive Ofcer Don Henry  Editor Margaret Ambrose Contributing Editor  Alex Monday  Design and Artwork Pang & Haig Design www.panghaig.com Printing Finsbury Green46 Wirraway Drive, Port Melbourne VIC 3207 (03) 9644 9644 Advertising Stavro Dascarellos Advertising RepresentativeHabitat Australiahabitataustralia@bigpond.comISSN 0310-2939  Habitat  is ACF’s membership magazine.Membership fees are:Individual/Group/Household $65,Concession $39, Junior $16.50(includes GST). Copyright Reproduction in whole or in part may only occur with the written permissionof the editor. The views expressed in thismagazine are not necessarily the views of the Australian Conservation Foundation.  Habitat  is printed on Cyclus, an unbleachedpaper made from 100 per cent recycledpost-consumer waste.This publication is authorised by DonHenry, Executive Director, AustralianConservation Foundation, 60 LeicesterStreet Carlton, VIC 3053.  4Eco-Shopper5Letter rom Don Henry 5Letters to the editor6Dispatches rom the feld 8Australia’s east coastmarine wonderland12Reconnecting the webo lie16 CHOICE: Dishwashers18How to talk to aclimate sceptic19Climate cover-up: thecrusade to deny globalwarming20Removing seaoodconusion22Indigenous communitiesgetting dumped in it.Again.24How to save the Murray-Darling? Just add water!25The Tarkine: walking anancient landscape27Australia’s besteco-riendly holidays28The Kimberley: big andunprotected29The natural rivers o thenorth: an indigenousperspective30Ask the experts31Introducing…Danny Vadasz     ®  ‘I investethically  because Idon’t want to make money from harmingothers.’ NADINE        HABITAT AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA CONTENTS  4 A C F HABITAT AUSTRALIA  APRIL 2010  Win a selection of EnviroTrendCelebration bags! 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