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Expanding coal exports is bad news for Australia and the world

Blog entry by admin | 13 September, 2013

By Brett Parris, Monash University In the coming months our new federal government will be promoting a massive expansion in Australia’s coal exports. In all likelihood they’ll hail it as “good For Australia”. It isn’t. Most of us are familiar...

West African Communities Rally to Protest Monster Boats

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 11 September, 2013

Just one week after Chilean fishermen and Greenpeace vigorously protested against the Margiris mega trawler, Mauritanian fishermen and fishing communities in West Africa are also raising their voices against monster boats in their own waters. In...

It says it’s sustainable, but the palm oil industry is still destroying the rainforest

Blog entry by admin | 6 September, 2013

All rights reserved. Credit: Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace An excavator creates a canal in Riau Province, Indonesia, despite the heavy smoke caused by the forest fires. The palm oil industry is desperate to paint itself as sustainable. Yet for the...

It says it’s sustainable, but the palm oil industry is still destroying the rainforest

Blog entry by admin | 6 September, 2013

All rights reserved. Credit: Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace An excavator creates a canal in Riau Province, Indonesia, despite the heavy smoke caused by the forest fires. The palm oil industry is desperate to paint itself as sustainable. Yet for the...

Hunt’s direct action on rainforest could reap carbon rewards

Blog entry by David Ritter | 6 September, 2013

© Rainforest Action Network By David Ritter, University of Western Australia Opposition environment spokesman Greg Hunt’s ambition to broker a new global rainforest recovery plan reopens an important conversation about Australia’s role in...

Hunt’s direct action on rainforest could reap carbon rewards

Blog entry by David Ritter | 6 September, 2013

© Rainforest Action Network By David Ritter, University of Western Australia Opposition environment spokesman Greg Hunt’s ambition to broker a new global rainforest recovery plan reopens an important conversation about Australia’s role in...

How community power is ending the age of coal in Turkey

Blog entry by admin | 6 September, 2013

There is no better start to a day than waking up to good news. Especially, at a time when your hope is weakened by a near war in your neighbouring country, and by your government trying to allow your forests, national parks and protected areas to...

How community power is ending the age of coal in Turkey

Blog entry by admin | 6 September, 2013

There is no better start to a day than waking up to good news. Especially, at a time when your hope is weakened by a near war in your neighbouring country, and by your government trying to allow your forests, national parks and protected areas to...

Defending the Arctic even as Russia threatens to use force

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 27 August, 2013

Blogpost by Dima Litvinov - August 26, 2013 In the frigid waters of the Kara Sea, north of Russia, far away from the glare of public scrutiny, oil giants Rosneft and ExxonMobil are exploring the offshore Arctic and the Russian Coast Guard...

Defending the Arctic even as Russia threatens to use force

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 27 August, 2013

Blogpost by Dima Litvinov - August 26, 2013 In the frigid waters of the Kara Sea, north of Russia, far away from the glare of public scrutiny, oil giants Rosneft and ExxonMobil are exploring the offshore Arctic and the Russian Coast Guard...

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