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How to be green – in Somerset

I grew up in Somerset, in England. It’s a very beautiful part of the world. When I was younger there was a lot of local market garden fruit and veg grown in and around my home town. By the time I had left England to move to Australia the majority of the local fruit and […]

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Australia exports 40% of our water – the globalization of water

Of all the water we use every year in Australia, we export 40% of it overseas in our agriculture exports. The concept of ‘virtual water‘ was born in 2008 to determine how best to use the scarce water available in arid and semi-arid countries. For example, “water-scarce countries like Israel discourage the export of oranges […]

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