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Is this our canary in the coal mine?

Blog entry by Alison Orme | 5 March, 2014

Q: What’s white bottomed and sweet as a button and will not take well to an Indian coal giant clearing its home as part of exploration works for Australia’s biggest black coal mine? © Ian Montgomery birdway.com.au A: The Black –Throated Finch...

Putting the “bi” back in biodiversity: Greenpeace’s first Mardi Gras appearance

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 4 March, 2014

This year, Greenpeace celebrated peace and love in all its forms by entering its first ever float into the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade.  © Jane Castle/Greenpeace Normally I’d find it hard to wake up early on a cold rainy Sydney...

New FOI documents show expert advice to not dredge and dump on the Reef was ignored

Feature Story | 3 March, 2014 at 15:10

NEWSFLASH: A man is strongly advised by his doctor to give up smoking, or cause irreversible damage to his health. After hearing the news, he meanders down to his corner shop and buys a pack of 25s.

Pulling back the shower curtain: Find out about P&G's dirty secret!

Feature Story | 27 February, 2014 at 16:30

Procter & Gamble claims that nearly 5 billion people use its products, among them the anti-dandruff shampoo Head & Shoulders. But what's not so squeaky clean is that P&G is making those billions of consumers unknowingly part of an environmental...

Kids Care: Art for ‘Cash for Containers’

Blog entry by Alison Orme | 26 February, 2014

The quest for a national cash for containers recycling scheme has got under the skin of a couple of Inner West high school students and budding artists from Sydney. Isobel Baker, 14, from Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design created this...

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