History of Whaling in Twofold Bay

history of shore based whaling

On the South side of Twofold bay in Eden, hidden in the Ben Boyd National Park, there is a tiny cottage. This cottage “Loch Garrah” is the last building standingĀ in what used to be a thriving whaling industry. Twofold bay has always been synonymous with whaling, from the Yuin people who were involved in whaling practices with the Killer whales for as long as they have lived in the area, to the first European whalers arriving in Twofold bay in 1828, to the now abandoned site being heritage listed and the tourists who now comeĀ to the whaling museum in Eden.

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And Stay Out! The Story of Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

Few names are more famous than that of the man Mahatma Gandhi. Famous for his actions of nonviolence, his peacefulness and his desire to bring about change to India, he lived a complicated life of strife, pain and suffering. But he had a purpose with everything he did, for the man lived a principle life, one that would forever change the face of the world and change the way we looked at civil disobedience.

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“The Specter of Environmentalism”: Wilderness, Environmental Politics, and the Evolution of the New Right

In 1982 conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives released an internal report titled “The Specter of Environmentalism.” Coming on the heels of Ronald Reagan’s landslide election in 1980, the appointment of James Watt to the Department of the Interior, and, above all, growing frustration with environmentalism, the Republican Study Committee’s report reflected a new …

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