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There is a poem by Dorothea Mackellar, My Country, which is taught in our schools. It’s also been set to music. The words sum up
But, having said that, there is no reason why we shouldn’t improve our use of what we have. We need to start finding and implementing solutions, learning from other dry land cultures and creating innovative ways to care for our land and ourselves. We have the ability. Now we have to act. Even without climate change we have known for many years that these problems exist. Dorothea Mackellar was writing about them in 1908. We need to start to deal with them.
To read the poem and find out more about this gifted poet go to the Dorothea Mackellar website.