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The real meaning of sustainability

Page | March 6, 2008 at 0:59

You know the famous maxim ‘give and take’? It’s what makes relationships work… and Christmas. It’s how we achieve a balance between individual needs and wants, and the needs and wants of others.

Boundary Marking

Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:53

The land rights of indigenous communities in Papua New Guinea were never questioned until logging companies took an interest in the value of the forest. The constitution itself recognises that 97 percent of the land belongs to indigenous communities.

What does sustainable mean?

Page | May 2, 2009 at 4:48


Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:20

Is your wood illegal? Your bookshelves, your floor, photocopy paper and even the cheap plywood at your local construction site could have come from the Paradise Forests.


Page | February 28, 2006 at 22:20

Eco-forestry is an alternative to industrial logging. Using minimal impact harvesting methods, landowners fell small number of carefully selected trees, process and transport the timber without damaging the surrounding forest.

Top rice exporters say no to genetically engineered rice

Feature story | November 28, 2006 at 0:00

Good news: the world's first and second largest exporters of rice have agreed to shun genetically engineered (GE) varieties. A recent agreement between rice traders from Thailand and Vietnam protects half the crop traded on the world market from...

Deep Green: Why De-Growth? An interview

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 29, 2011

Deep Green is Rex Weyler's monthly column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own. “GDP, the so-called measure of economic growth,...

Forget a White Christmas, Let's Make this One Green(er)!

Blog entry by LisaV | December 16, 2010

For many of us - it’s nearly time for the holidays and by now you may already have all the gifts, decorations and food prepared and planned but if you’re like me - you haven’t even started yet. Most of us turn into super consumers...

Budget 2008: What climate change?

Blog entry by Kathy | May 22, 2008

This year's Budget - just presented by Finance Minister Michael Cullen - does not read like the Budget of a Government committed to solving climate change. Here's a couple of new initiatives contained therein: $1 million over...

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