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How to go off-grid with Beverley Exley

Tuesday 03 March 2015

Posted By Steve Doo

PhD candidate Steve Doo speaks to Beverley Exley about going off-grid, polyface farming and why she ditched urban life to live sustainably.

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Report from Underwater Worlds: Bringing the Reef into view

Tuesday 24 February 2015

Posted By Killian Quigley

Killian Quigley recounts his experience visiting the Reef for the first time as part of the Underwater Worlds Project.

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Carbon hoofprints: should we have a vegetarian campus?

Thursday 12 February 2015

Posted By Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

Following the University of Sydney's latest commitment to reducing the uni's carbon footprint, Fiona Probyn-Rapsey asks us to consider the environmental impacts of our diet.

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Indian street dogs and the Minding Animals conference

Tuesday 03 February 2015

Posted By Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

Fiona Probyn-Rapsey recounts her experience at the Minding Animals 3 conference in New Delhi, India where she was inspired to think about animal rights in Australia by seeing the local dogs.

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Risky Business: Corporate constructions of climate change risk

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Posted By Christopher Wright

Christopher Wright asks how organisations really think about the ways climate change will pose risks for their businesses.

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What’s wrong with Climate-Smart Agriculture?

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Posted By Alana Mann

‘Climate-smart’ agriculture is the latest green-wash according to the world’s largest social movement of small-scale farmers, writes Alana Mann.

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Will Joe Hockey’s great-grandkids thank him?

Tuesday 13 January 2015

Posted By Christine Winter

Christine Winter takes a look at intergenerational justice and asks "what will future generations think of today's politicians?"

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Why mixed family farming is crucial

Tuesday 02 December 2014

Posted By Robyn Alders

Robyn Alders on why mixed family farming is crucial to supporting balanced and diverse diets through the seasons.

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Eating insects for sustainability

Thursday 20 November 2014

Posted By Elizabeth McArthur

Insects might be one of the most sustainable sources of protein we have, so should we all be snacking on crawling critters?

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Cash Commodities or Cultural Icons? The two-world story of Australian bushfoods

Tuesday 11 November 2014

Posted By Jen Cleary

Ahead of AGRIFOOD XXI, Dr Jen Cleary from the University of South Australia takes a look at some of the big issues surrounding Australian bushfoods.

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