the state of our environment | December 2013
the state of our environment | December
December lived up to it seasonal status as
the start of summer.
There was a frenzy of barbeques and
plenty of good swimming to be had at the region’s
favourite swimming spots.
That said, periods of rain saw
readings flash into the red in some swimming hot-spots and
it was a good time to keep an eye on the B4 U Swim info on
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Gordon Campbell: On The EU’s Beef With Google
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