That is AWESOME!
One of the greatest naturalists and documentary makers of all time. His gentle, intelligent manner is irresistible and endlessly inspiring to millions of viewers around the world. I could listen to him, and watch the incredible nature films he presents, every day and still get that feeling of wide-eyed amazement and wonder at how extraordinary it is to be alive on earth.
One of the 3 members of the Lychee group (in my mind) Lychees are red and bumpy, Longans (long yan=dragons eye) tan and bumpy, and Rambutans(from the chinese Hong Mao Dan meaning red hair egg) are red with a hairlike surface. Lychees probably taste the best but are fairly uncommon next to Rambutans which are the most widespread. A beautiful sweet fruit especially off the tree!!
‘Clean, green’ Tasmania has a serious problem with contaminated water. A third of the state's town water systems are affected by lead, arsenic or sewage contamination and don’t meet national drinking water standards. Investigative journalist at ABC Radio National, Ian Townsend, reports.
The good thing about this article is that it's putting pressure on the Tasmanian government to stop denying the problem and start fixing it – by raising awareness about this issue the journalist is helping to improve the environment and public health for the people of Tasmania.
thanks for the recommendation... this was really cool :)
A couple of the best scenes from "Basquiat," Julian Schnabal's biopic on an artist so influential, people don't even realize he's had influence on what they like. Enjoy the film for its wry observations on fame, David Bowie as Andy Warhol, and bit parts played by everyone from Dennis Hopper to Vincent Gallo (who was in the band Grey with the real Basquiat back in the day).