Mentors Wanted: How to Be a Great Mentor

So you want to turn the tide and be a mentor? How would you go about that? Will you tell people what to do and how to do it? Of course not! As a mentor you're not their boss, but a person who comes alongside and guides. But how do you do that? Great that … Continue reading Mentors Wanted: How to Be a Great Mentor

Earthquakes and tsunamis occur more often – or not?

In the news we regularly hear about earthquakes and some also cause tsunamis. It seems like they occur more and more often. Recently, many people lost their lives with a magnitude 7.5 earthquake in Palu, Sulawesi (Indonesia), which was followed by a tsunami. Only a week later a deadly earthquake hit Port-de-Paix in Haiti - … Continue reading Earthquakes and tsunamis occur more often – or not?

Would an eruption in Melbourne really match Hawaii’s volcanoes? Here’s the evidence

Spectacular images of recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii are a little disheartening – especially given news reports suggesting there is a sleeping volcano under Melbourne that could awaken and erupt at any moment. Understanding the geological differences between Melbourne and Hawaii is really helpful in working out how we can keep an eye on future … Continue reading Would an eruption in Melbourne really match Hawaii’s volcanoes? Here’s the evidence