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Australia's plans for a new monument to mark the arrival of colonists have divided opinion. The A$50m (£36.2m/US$68.9m) plans are for Botany Bay in Sydney, the spot where British explorer Captain James Cook first landed in 1770. Australia Treasurer Scott Morrison said it would be "a place of ...
Valedictory of Botanical Society (2017-18) and Special Lecture Series commemorating Prof. B.G.L. Swamy's birth centenary celebrations (1918-2018), Dr. K.V. Krishnamurthy, former Professor and Head, Dept. of Botany, Bharathidasam University, Thirucharapalli, Tamil Nadu, delivers valedictory address ...

The treasurer, Scott Morrison, has announced that a new $3m memorial to Captain Cook will be built at Sydney's Botany Bay, as part of a “very inclusive project” to commemorate the site of European colonisers' first arrival on Australian soil. The statue will be part of a broader $50m redevelopment of the ...
A permanent aquatic monument celebrating Captain Cook's first extended encounter between European and indigenous cultures will be built in Botany Bay as part of a landmark $50 million redevelopment of Sydney's Meeting Place Precinct. Scott Morrison will today announce a major upgrade of the ...
Since the initial discovery, they found seven more clumps of white alumroot growing in Pennsylvania, which they described as “a significant range expansion for this rare species.” Everyone on botany Twitter was quite chuffed by the outcome. It was a new discovery, and their own special corner of science ...
Emergency services were called to the intersection of Foreshore Road and Beauchamp Road, Botany, shortly before midnight. The male drivers ... Officers from Botany Bay Police Area Command established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident. Police are urging ...

The woman, aged around 50, fell from the vehicle onto concrete at an industrial site in Botany after midday on Thursday. She is believed to have sustained limb fractures and a serious head injury, NSW Ambulance said in a statement. Officers confirmed the woman was in an induced coma after the fall.
Surry Community College's BIO 120 or Introductory Botany class learned about the importance of controlled burns during a recent field trip to Pilot Mountain State Park. Surry Instructor Jeff Jones and his students met with Pilot Mountain State Park Superintendent Matt Windsor who introduced the park to ...
Police descended on Botany Bay last weekend after receiving reports of 'four illegal immigrants' having landed on the beach in a rib. ... But the Kent Police spokesman added: "Police were called to Botany Bay, Broadstairs at 6.41am on Friday, March 30 following a report of men in an inflatable boat.
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Scott Zaracki walks with his daughter Caylin Hughey, 8, walk through a saucer magnolia landscape in Elmwood Park after visiting Roanoke Public Library on Monday. “She loves to read,” he said. HEATHER ROUSSEAU | The Roanoke T/. News by email icon a2 (copy). A look at Tech's and UVa's ...
A former broadcaster has shared a shocking video of the aftermath of Easter retail sales at a Rebel Sport store in Botany, Auckland. Mark Dye, who previously worked for Newstalk ZB, posted the video to Facebook showing clothing, hangers, hats and shoes littered on the floor of the sports store.
CHITRAL-Following an international conference on botany, an award distribution ceremony was held at the University of Chitral. Special guests gave away awards to ... It was part of three-day international conference of Botany 2018 titled 'digitization and documentation of plant natural resources in Chitral'.
“DEAR HELOISE: Maybe you've heard the expression 'Many hands make the workload light.' It's true, and never more so than for organizations that are on a tight budget, such as animal shelters, services for the elderly and children's organizations. If any of your readers are thinking of volunteering, pick an ...
The State Government is considering three options in the bay in a bid to ease the pressure on Sydney Harbour. The Southern Courier has learned that Yarra Bay and Molineaux Point are being considered as long-term solutions as well as an empty container bay at Port Botany as a short-term fix. Maroubra ...
I'm guessing it's something like 115 bpm, probably. We movin'. Whatever it is, it's vibing off those bamboo beats from around the corner. It doesn't do that every day, but damn, it's doing it today. Stream “Tous Les Jours,” by Botany below, and preorder Companion II by JASS Records, due out March 23 here.
Public consultation is currently underway for the Pakuranga to Botany stage of the project. This stage includes the continuation of the busway along the centre of Ti Rakau Drive, development of a flyover to provide better travel options for motorists between Pakuranga Road and Pakuranga Highway, cycling ...
LAWRENCE – Recent headlines about melting permafrost threatening the world's foremost seed bank drive home the timeliness of “Big Botany: Conversations with the Plant World,” an exhibition opening next week at the Spencer Museum of Art that features photographs of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault ...

There are currently three DAs lodged with the council to transform the site into residential development. Little Bay resident Michael Hooper started the petition calling for an end to the development of the site. “Now is the time for the neighbouring Kamay Botany Bay National Park to be extended,” he said.
LAWRENCE – Recent headlines about melting permafrost threatening the world's foremost seed bank drive home the timeliness of “Big Botany: Conversations with the Plant World,” an exhibition opening next week at the Spencer Museum of Art that features photographs of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault ...
On her return, she worked as a Professor of Botany at the Maharaja's College of Science, Trivandrum for a brief period of time from 1932 to 1934. From 1934 to 1939, she worked as a Geneticist at the sugarcane breeding institute at Coimbatore. Her research on sugarcanes and related grass species is ...
The dire state of Botany Council's finances have been laid bare as councillors were forced to sign off on “incomplete” and “unreliable” statements. Daniel Fabri, Bayside Council's director of city performance, told last week's council meeting that Botany had just $51,000 of discretionary cash left in the coffers.
"This class is an introduction to making art and thinking critically, but through the unexpected lens of botany. Combining two areas of our expertise — art-making and floral biology — in an Integrated Perspectives course lets us approach both topics in a new way, rooted in our overlapping interests in the ...
If Holly Gruntner had her way, the annals of American botany would look very different. “I stumbled upon this giant gap in the scholarship,” said Gruntner, a second-year Ph.D. candidate in William & Mary's Department of History. “I asked, 'Where were the women in all of this?'” Gruntner's research into the ...
Botany Bay beaches that were closed after a woman was bitten by what experts suspect was a juvenile great white shark have reopened after the attack. Randwick City Council on Sunday morning reopened Little Congwong, Congwong, Frenchmans and Yarra beaches at La Perouse following the shark ...
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. is full of familiar faces. Since it opened in 1968, the museum's sole purpose has been to showcase the images of "men and women who have made significant contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of the United States." A visitor ...
Hutchison Ports has accused the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) of “opportunistically” using an incident which resulted in a seriously injured worker at its Port Botany terminal to gather support. Following the incident where the dockworker, who remains hospitalised, is believed to have ...
“Now that I have been working with them, it makes me want to consider majoring in botany in college, so that I can maybe in the future work up in the ISS growing the plants for them," he said. "Maybe planting plants in Mars.” The garden's Fairchild Challenge seeks to increase student exposure to botany.
“Due to the significant breakdowns in administrative, financial and governance internal controls identified in the former (Botany Bay) council by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) under Operation Ricco, it has not been possible for the current Bayside Council management to ensure ...
Tyrybon said digging in the dirt with seeds leads to a natural learning experience with botany. “I want to take what the children want to do naturally, which is explore the environment, feel different things, smell different things, taste different things, then planting seeds,” she said. “They love feeding the pets in ...
Around 40-50 parents of students studying at Botany Downs Secondary College are up in arms over the loss of a bus route. And rightly so, says principal of the college Karen Brinsden. Residents of Whitford were surprised to discover at the beginning of the year that there is no public school bus service ...
If Holly Gruntner had her way, the annals of American botany would look very different. “I stumbled upon this giant gap in the scholarship,” said Gruntner, a second-year Ph.D. candidate in William & Mary's Department of History. “I asked, 'Where were the women in all of this?'” Gruntner's research into the ...
If you want an all-natural (and very effective) way to prevent invasive insects from killing your flowers, trees, bushes and vegetable garden this spring, look no further than neem oil. This botanical-based oil has a strong, pungent smell and repels insects, but also controls fungi and mites. It's safe for birds and ...
Anna Shurapey, 55, survived the first shark attack in Botany Bay in at least 25 years after she was bitten on the leg about 7pm Friday, prompting the Randwick City Council to close nearby beaches for 24 hours. Shurapey, who had been swimming off Little Congwong beach, was taken to St George hospital ...
Mayor of Bayside Bill Saravinovski said the slides were too dangerous and would be replaced by another type of water attraction. But Cr Saravinovski reassured Botany residents that the aquatic centre would remain — although he said he could not say in what form. Speaking at the council meeting last ...
Pop quiz: in which Sydney suburb would you find a cafe bursting with fresh seasonal produce – including vegan and gluten-free options – attached to a yoga studio surrounded by lush landscaping? Sure, it sounds like it belongs in hipster heartland that is inner west; or perhaps edgier-than-thou Surry Hills ...
“We certainly think our area has been neglected under the current council,” Geoff Nilon, from the Bring Back Botany Bay residents group said. “We had hoped that things might improve now that local councillors have been elected but in our view things haven't noticeably changed.” The group's main concern ...
Fenech, who lives at Botany, had been a Presley fan pretty much since he was born, following in the footsteps of his Elvis-mad dad, but had never performed in front of an audience. When the owner got him up to sing, he cut loose with Suspicious Minds. The crowd went wild. He was invited back to perform ...
Plant lovers are looking for a green-fingered billionaire to save what has been called the world's finest private botanical garden, which they believe will be in danger of destruction when the most expensive house in the world is sold. The garden, nicknamed the Louvre of botany, is attached to the Villa Les ...
He went on to study horticulture and biology before emigrating to New Zealand in 1961 for a role with the Botany Division at the National Museum. An expedition with the Royal Ornithological Society of NZ to the Kermadec Islands in 1964 began a long interest in flora of the Pacific Islands. The publication ...
When Heather Rhoades bought her first indoor orange tree nearly 20 years ago, she had to order it from a specialty online retailer. Now, it's not uncommon to find citrus trees at local gardening centers or big box stores, said Rhoades, owner of Gardening Know How , an online resource based in Bedford, ...
Dear Neil: I bought two yaupon holly trees for my yard. One has a great crop of berries every winter. The other has never had the first berry. What can I do to get it to bear fruit? A: My bet would be that there is nothing you can do. You probably have one female (fruit-producing) and one male ...
Central Texans have become accustomed to mild winters punctuated by brief periods of freezing, but this year's weather has us bundled up in seldom-used woolen sweaters and mittens. Some plants are even wrapped up for protection from this winter's cold weather. It's been a few years since we've seen ...
It was a magical moment as Wild Oats XI was about to pass Botany Bay en route to Hobart. Photos sent to the Leader show a dolphin appearing to join the race and quickly outpacing the supermaxi yacht. The images were captured by a crew member – who did not wish to be named – from a Whale ...
Imagine for one moment the closure of Port Botany for an extended period of time due to a major catastrophe and ask where containers could be handled. Melbourne, Brisbane or even Adelaide? They are limited by their own container handling capacity and inadequate support infrastructure such as road ...
The vivid account of Scarth-Johnson's life on the website of the Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria describes the twin track she followed: “During her farming career Vera continued an interest in botany and was continuously painting and sketching Australian flowers, as well as working on ...
Each summer East Aucklanders come together to commemorate Botany Community Day, and it will be no different on Saturday, March 3, it's eighth edition. Organised by Howick Local Board member Garry Boles, Uxbridge Arts and Culture's programmes and events manager Ashley Grogan, and BotanyLife ...
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. is full of familiar faces. Since it opened in 1968, the museum's sole purpose has been to showcase the images of "men and women who have made significant contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of the United States." A visitor ...
Hooded windmillgrass seed-increase harvest at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Stephenville. (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Randy Bow). Native seeds. Buy Now. Little bluestem evaluation plots at the Knox City Plant Materials Center in Knox City. Little bluestem is a ...
Justin Smith amid the Smiths' Christmas light-ball project. The Smiths and their neighbors blanket the trees with over 3,000 of the handmade ...
A discussion on the role that women have played in botany and horticulture throughout America's history will be offered at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov ...


 

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