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Why Australia should be Ready to Round Up glyphosate

Report | 2 April, 2012 at 13:30

The widespread and increasingly intensive use of glyphosate in association with the use of genetically modified (GM) crops poses further risks to the environment and human health.

Never fear... the tuna iphone app is here

Feature Story | 27 March, 2012 at 12:09

You’re in the supermarket. You’re hankering to make a tuna sandwich when you get home. You’ve heard that some tuna brands have a more devastating impact on the health of our oceans than others, but blimey, you can’t remember which one is which...

Save Bimblebox nature refuge from mining

Feature Story | 22 March, 2012 at 16:07

“It is not acceptable to turn Nature Refuges into open cut coal mines. Nature Refuges exist to protect nature in perpetuity. They form part of our precious natural heritage and should not be mined.”

Changing Tuna

Report | 22 March, 2012 at 2:01

How the global tuna industry is in transition to sustainable supply.

Deciding the fate of our oceans

Feature Story | 21 March, 2012 at 10:03

Our oceans give us life. They provide the world with over half the oxygen we breathe, they drive weather systems and they provide us with food, jobs and so much more. In return, we are emptying our oceans of life and choking them with pollution.

French scientist discovers signs of toxic effects related to eating GM foods

Feature Story | 20 March, 2012 at 15:00

French expert scientist Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini recently visited Australia on a lecture tour to explain the findings of his research on the health effects of GM foods.

No financial benefits from GM say Canadian farmers

Feature Story | 20 March, 2012 at 14:30

Last month farmers Peter Eggers and Matt Gehl from the Canadian National Farmers Union (NFU) visited farming communities around Australia to explain why Canada rejected genetically modified (GM) wheat in 2004. They spoke at farmer forums in NSW,...

CSIRO success: new non-GM salt tolerant wheat

Feature Story | 20 March, 2012 at 10:00

Last week CSIRO announced their success at breeding a new type of pasta wheat that can grow in saline soils. Not only is this a tremendous break-through for Australian farmers but the new wheat variety was created using safe conventional breeding...

Collins Debden Australia takes a stand against rainforest destruction

Feature Story | 16 March, 2012 at 11:15

Help us persuade more companies to do the same

Some relief for the reef

Feature Story | 13 March, 2012 at 15:22

It was a huge week. And it was capped off by a crucial announcement on Sunday: Approval to build the world’s biggest coal port in the Great Barrier Reef has been delayed.

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