Logging Halted at Mumbulla State Forest

Logging Halted at Mumbulla State Forest

Yesterday, after 50 activists reached the logging site in the Mumbulla State Forest, they were informed that the harvesting activity that had stopped last week had not resumed.

According the activists, the full scale logging was supposed to start by Friday.

F-Secure 2010 Australian Mobile Security Survey’s Findings Revealed

F-Secure 2010 Australian Mobile Security Survey’s Findings Revealed

Today, the findings were revealed by F-Secure after the F-Secure 2010 Australian Mobile Security Survey. It was seen that out of 1000 Australian respondents 32% of the respondents had lost their mobile phones or had them stolen.

Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver Sold Maximum Copies Nationwide

Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver Sold Maximum Copies Nationwide

Today it was announced by Nintendo Australia that Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver sold more than 50,000 copies in the first week of sale. Looking at this, it can be assumed that 1 in 420 Australian take their PokeWalker to work and school loaded with their favorite Pokeman.

Smart Gate System Launched

Smart Gate System Launched

It was told by Brendan O'Connor, the Federal Minister for Home Affairs, that if the new facial recognition technology is introduced in the airports it would speed up passengers' arrival process at the Gold Coast Airport.

No Confirmations Made by Abbott About Filtering Regulations

No Confirmations Made by Abbott About Filtering Regulations

Tony Abbott has, till now, outright refused to confirm whether or not he would be reviving NetAlert, which is an opt-in internet filtering scheme, if the Coalition manages to win the next federal election. The scheme was put forward under the Howard Government.

An "Upset" at Syncrude Mine Suggested by Data Reported to Oilsands Regulator

An "Upset" at Syncrude Mine Suggested by Data Reported to Oilsands Regulator

It has been observed through the data that was reported to the oilsands regulator that there had been "an upset" at the Syncrude mine in the weeks leading up to the incident in which 1,600 waterfowl perished in the mine's huge tailings pond. The revelations were heard by a court on Tuesday.

Future of Car Industry Lit up by LEDs

Future of Car Industry Lit up by LEDs

The latest technology which has managed to effectively change the face of cars and the entire industry is the Light-Emitting Diode (LED).

LEDs are smaller and brighter and can be easily configured together. These seem to be slowly replacing the traditionally used incandescent and halogen bulbs.

Japanese Scientists Create Wearable Robot, Internet Users can now "Feel" Physical Contact

Japanese Scientists Create Wearable Robot, Internet Users can now "Feel" Physica

In an interesting new development, Japanese scientists have created a new device which manages to stimulate sensations like heat beats, hugging, tingling in the spines and stomach butterflies among those who are wearing it. The latest invention has been christened the iFeel-IM.

Plateau Mont Royal borough Will Replace Plastic Bags with Recycling Bins

Plateau Mont Royal borough Will Replace Plastic Bags with Recycling Bins

Plateau Mont Royal borough will drop the use of open recycling bins and replace them with transparent, closable plastic bags this June 7, as part of a $3.6-million spiff-up campaign.

The manpower required earlier to run after wind-blown plastic litter will no more be needed, revealed the borough Mayor Luc Fernandez.

Arctic Ice Cap Improved Slightly over Last Winter

Arctic Ice Cap Improved Slightly over Last Winter

Though the melting Arctic ice cap improved slightly over the last winter, but the scientists still threatened it was one of the worst years ever recorded.

National Snow and Ice Data Centre published the twice yearly figures of the winter high and summer low for the Arctic sea ice. It seemed to be the most powerful indication of global warming.

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