THE TERM “self-sufficiency” commonly evokes images of communes, yurts and 1970s hippies, most likely living off the land in northern New South Wales. More recently, it has been linked to an explosion of interest in solar powered “off-grid” living, tiny houses, ethical food networks and complementary health practices, along with
Tonnes of plastic waste pollute Cocos Island beaches, and what you see is only a fragment A remote tropical island paradise off the coast of Western Australia in the Indian Ocean has become home to hundreds of tonnes of rubbish. The Cocos (Keeling) Islands are better known as a tropical tourist destination,
TEENAGE CLIMATE ACTIVIST Greta Thunberg told a packed Guardian Live the world faces an ‘existential crisis’ and movements such as Extinction Rebellion are putting crucial pressure on government to act. By Greta Thunberg, The Guardian. IMAGERY: Screen grab from YouTube. Framing image Andrey Popov, Dreamstime.
THE FEDERAL LABOR parliamentary team has promised, if elected, to act to reverse some of the worst natural environment and animal welfare outcomes put in place during six years of Liberal and National party government. Humane Society International (HSI) which in the Bulletin’s estimation does great work linking environment and animal
There is another way of Harmony. Benefits of living with our wildlife. Introduction: In the wake of a revived kangaroo pet food and skins industry allowed in Labor-led Victoria and propaganda coming out of South Oz saying ‘do your civic duty, save the commercial kangaroo industry, eat kangaroo’ — Australia’s national
Labor unveils transport emission reduction plan. Federal Labor's climate change policy in part focuses on changes to the transport sector to reach its target of cutting emissions by 45 percent by 2030, and ensure half of Australia's energy comes from renewable sources by 2050. Here are some expert reactions (through the Australian
This is part of a major series called Advancing Australia, in which leading academics examine the key issues facing Australia in the lead-up to the 2019 federal election and beyond. Read the other pieces in the series here. We need nature. It gives us inspiration, health, resources, life. But we are