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Eating less meat will reduce Earth's heat

Dr David Suzuki encourages us to do our bit to save the planet by at least cutting down on meat ...  
Campbell’s will label GMOs — and the sky will not fall

As debate rages in the U.S. over labelling of GMO's, one major food company has broken ranks with ...  
EPA confirms activists' longtime claims: Neonicotinoid pesticide threatens honeybees

Mike Ludwig from Truthout reports on the United States EPA's admission that neonicotinoid pesti ...  
There's a way to save our future: It's under your feet

Transitioning to organic regenerative agriculture practices 'offers the best, and perhaps our ...  
Santos CSG flaring on the Pilliga makes a mockery of 'total' fire ban

Did you know that Santos and all gas companies are not only allowed to flare CSG well during total ...  
If the TPP was really about trade it would include China

The TPP agreement has little to do with free trade, but is more about creating an exclusive club ...  
Another stab in the back for rural Australia. Thanks Mr Abbott!

Changes to Australia's working holiday visa scheme by the Abbott Government may see the end of ...  
The Darling Downs coal seam gas bomb

Will this be the year the Darling Downs coal seam gas bomb goes up? Lachlan Barker reports.  
Australia's complacency in the face of worldwide bee decline

Bee decline is now a global problem with up to 90 per cent of our crops at risk. Research showing ...  
IA EXPLAINER: Ron Boswell, the Nats and northern hairy-nosed wombats

Managing editor David Donovan considers the appearance of former Senator Ron Boswell on ABC Q&A ...  
Australia needs a truly independent Speaker

Bronwyn Bishop’s use of parliamentary entitlements have led to renewed scrutiny of the Speake ...  
Coal vs Country: How Greg Hunt could have canned Shenhua to save the Plains

Greg Hunt’s claim that he could not have stopped the giant Shenhua coal mine due to its impacts ...  
Greg Hunt approves disastrous Shenhua coal mine

The Abbott Government has confounded financial and environmental experts and betrayed the farmers ...  
Are free range eggs a con?

Recent research shows that Australians are buying millions of 'free-range' eggs that aren't what ...  
'Ag-gag' laws expose Coalition's freedom of speech hypocrisy

New laws proposing to fine and/or gaol animal welfare activists for exposing animal cruelty shows ...  
To make a living, we must wreck our home?

Across the country, our prime farmland and future food and water security is under assault from ...  
Coles, Woolworths, slavery and the global free market outsourcing racket

Four Corners this week showed Coles and Woolworths involved in Australia, through outsourcing, in ...  
New report debunks

A new study upholds value of traditional methods 'shown to actually increase food supplies and ...  

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