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5 things you need to know about Sydney University

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 19 August, 2014

There’s something about Australia’s sandstone universities – they’re grand, prestigious, and a little mysterious. But the University of Sydney’s million dollar investment in Whitehaven Coal and their destructive Maules Creek Coal Mine isn’t just...

Top 10 reasons why Carmichael mega mine is a REALLY bad idea

Feature Story | 23 July, 2014 at 11:00

Most people haven’t heard of the Indian Adani Group or its plan to a new coal mine that would outsize any other in Australia.

Stop Maules Creek Coal Mine: 3 ways you can help

Feature Story | 15 June, 2014 at 15:14

Not too long ago, a little-known but ancient forest in northern NSW - the Leard Forest - was a peaceful and tranquil place. Until Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozers moved in to flatten the forest for coal, that is.

Winter clearing stopped as Whitehaven Coal raises the white flag

Feature Story | 12 June, 2014 at 17:27

Today, winter clearing at Australia’s most controversial new coal mine – Maules Creek - was stopped after Whitehaven gave the Land and Environment Court an undertaking to stop the bulldozers until a full hearing of the court case in September.

Renewable Energy Myths - Busted!

Feature Story | 12 June, 2014 at 12:53

Australian energy companies don't want you to see this...

The gentle caress of the bulldozer

Feature Story | 31 May, 2014 at 11:34

Right now, a handful of brave folk are doing all they can to stop Whitehaven Coal from razing the ancient Leard State Forest in order to build a coal mine – currently the largest under construction in Australia.

BREAKING NEWS: Maules Creek Coal Mine Protest

Feature Story | 16 December, 2013 at 13:48

BREAKING NEWS: On Monday morning, over 100 people gathered to protest the controversial Maules Creek coal mine in the Leard State Forest.

Communities are sick of coal: Greenpeace welcomes PM’s attention to impacts of coal dust

Feature Story | 9 August, 2012 at 14:02

Thursday 9 August 2012: Greenpeace has welcomed comments by Prime Minister Julia Gillard in Newcastle yesterday acknowledging the growing concern in coal-affected communities about the impact of coal dust on human health and is calling for a halt...

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