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Students See No Future for Fossil Fuels

Thursday 30 April 2015

Posted By Amy-Lee Russell

Amy Russell, from the Environmental Collective at The University of Sydney, discusses National Divestment Day and students' passion for divesting from fossil fuels.

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Australian climate policy fails even basic market ideals

Monday 27 April 2015

Posted By David Schlosberg

David Schlosberg on the short-comings of Australian climate change policy ahead of COP21.

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Of Borders and Bioregions

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Posted By Tom Bristow

Tom Bristow is exploring the bioregional imaginary to examine the ways that literary studies can unpack the politics of emerging cultural and ecological formations.

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Good to Wear. Made for Good. The Social Outfit.

Friday 17 April 2015

Posted By Lisa Heinze

Lisa Heinze takes a look at The Social Outfit, a clothing store and social enterprise that focuses on ethically and sustainably produced fashion.

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Shape of things to come

Tuesday 14 April 2015

Posted By Fiona Macdonald, UNSW Magazine

How much of our natural environment will be artificial in the future? Artist Josh Wodak is applying a new lens to the world of synthetic biology.

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Fisheries and fish welfare: an uncanny silence

Thursday 09 April 2015

Posted By Dinesh Wadiwel

Dinesh Wadiwel considers the global growth of fish consumption and the sorry state of fish welfare.

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Saving turtles and respecting culture… it’s complicated

Tuesday 07 April 2015

Posted By Leah Lui-Chivizhe

Leah Lui-Chivizhe takes a look at the complex relationship between turtles and tradition in the Torres Strait.

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Report from Underwater Worlds: Saltwater Sublimity

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Posted By Killian Quigley

Killian Quigley's second report from The Underwater World's project, on his unexpected and emotional response to experiencing the Reef first hand.

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Small is beautiful in food systems where people matter

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Posted By Alana Mann

The strength of smallholder agriculture is eroded by lack of investment in local food value chains and blind faith in the open global market economy, writes Alana Mann.

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Thinking local isn’t enough when it comes to food and climate change

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Posted By Bill Prtichard and John Duncan

Bill Pritchard and John Duncan on some of the challenges facing the food system in India, and why India is the canary in the coal mine for climate change and food.

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