Sydney Environment Institute


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Can we change the academic climate?

Thursday 02 October 2014

Posted By David Schlosberg and Elizabeth McArthur

A recent article published in the journal Nature Climate Change both responds to and helps to further define the mission of the Sydney Environment Institute.

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Vanishing nature: be afraid, be very afraid

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Posted By Christopher Wright

Ahead of the special Sydney Ideas event 'The Biodiversity Crisis', Christopher Wright looks at why biodiversity loss is one of the greatest calamities of our time.

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Serving up food justice on the streets of New York

Tuesday 16 September 2014

Posted By Alana Mann

A food truck with a social conscience is driving change in the lives of young ex-prisoners while also delivering a delicious and sustainable menu, writes Alana Mann.

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Are foodies also greenies?

Tuesday 09 September 2014

Posted By Luke Craven

Luke Craven asks why we shop at inner city farmers markets. Is it because we care about sustainability and fair pay for agriculture workers, or do we just like the taste?

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Art meets academia and taxidermy meets hysteria

Tuesday 02 September 2014

Posted By Elizabeth McArthur

We sat down with Michelle St Anne from the Living Room Theatre to get all the details on her collaboration with Macleay Museum for She Only Barks at Night.

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Breaking the chains that shackle agricultural workers

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Posted By Alana Mann

Taking on fast-food giants is the latest step towards fair working conditions for a movement of migrant fruit pickers in the US, reports Alana Mann from Washington DC.

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Taking the revolution to the runway

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Posted By Lisa Heinze

Lisa Heinze, co-founder of the Clean Cut Designer Showcase and University of Sydney PhD student, shares her thoughts on tackling sustainability in the fashion industry in a realistic way.

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International law and the anthropocene

Thursday 07 August 2014

Posted By Tim Stephens

Can international law find a new, holistic, way to approach environmental issues through Earth Systems Science?

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Live simply so others can simply live

Tuesday 05 August 2014

Posted By Alana Mann

Alana Mann visits an urban farm in Little Haiti, Miami, and ponders the intangible benefits of the farm to a poor inner city community.

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Reef and rainforest: the Mission Beach conference and project

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Posted By Professor Iain McCalman

Our co-director Iain McCalman on his Mission Beach experience

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