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Jarrah Timber – A Recycling Dream

Jarrah timber is one of the most versatile, durable, and beautiful timbers in the world. It is extremely dense, and is resistant to rot, fungus, termites, and general weathering from the elements. This makes it a sought after choice for both the construction and furniture industries. However, its popularity has also contributed to its exploitation, […]

January 14th

17 Activists Arrested for Entering Old Growth Florida Swamp

After camping near the Barley Barber Swamp for a week, 17 activists were arrested yesterday for trespassing and resisting arrest. The group, all members of Everglades Earth First!, say they were camping out to convince Florida Power & Light to open the swamp to the public due to increasing concerns that their nearby coal plant […]

January 11th