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Taking charge against poaching

It’s the art installation that’s perplexing Sydney: what are the dozens of rhinos that have popped up on the city’s streets? The fiberglass sculptures come courtesy of a Taronga and Western Plains Zoo project to promote community awareness about the plight of the rhinoceros. “They’re being poached around the world, in all of their habitats, […]

The night I fondled the detective sergeant’s piece

Sydneysider: A personal journey Back in the late 1980s and early 90s there was a big trend toward native gardens. Sydneysiders were trying to get away from water-hungry landscaping featuring exotic plants. There was, however, a dark side to this otherwise laudable trend, and this was the fashion for strewing ‘bushrock’ around gardens. Bushrock was […]