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Global water woes: Australia's looming water crisis

With the world facing a 40% water shortfall by 2030 threatening Australia's food and water secu ...  
How IA exposed Santos' sneaky CSG con

If it wasn't for an Independent Australia's investigation by deputy editor Sandi Keane, CSG miner ...  
STUDY: Climate change helped trigger Syrian war

Researchers say climate change probably caused the savage drought that affected Syria nearly a ...  
Respect for farmers and a fair price for food

We are awestruck by writers, politicians and B-grade celebrities, writes Sophie Love, yet farmers ...  
Australia’s food security — much more important than trade pacts

With climate change biting, food security is becoming a vital issue for Australia's future, to ...  
Single stomachs help cut carbon emissions

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from livestock involves much more than simply reducing meat-ea ...  
The humble gardener’s revolution

Instead of trying to control nature, how about a system of farming that works with nature? Dr ...  
Occupy 2.0

Two years after the Occupy Movement kicked off, a new peaceful protest movement has arisen in its ...  
Victorian Government ignores Gippsland gasfield concerns

Victoria's Gippsland region is the latest flashpoint in the pitched battle to save Australia’s ...  
What about our smaller farmers Minister Fitzgibbon?

The Asian Century Whitepaper speaks about opportunities for Australian agriculture, Dr Nick Rose ...  
Land grabs — the new global oil and gold rush

Deputy editor and environment editor, Sandi Keane, takes a look at what is driving global specu ...  
Is Monsanto killing our bees?

Many thousands of people gathered in 436 cities around the world on the weekend to protest against ...  
Let 'er rip Ted Baillieu could spell R.I.P.

Baillieu’s ‘let er rip’ approach to the environment could spell R.I.P. for his beleaguered ...  
Sneaky Santos caught out in CSG con

Energy giant Santos’ quest to win the hearts and minds of NSW farming communities about coal ...  
Simmonds Lumber goes

Ethical Australian timber company Simmonds Lumber is using scientific innovation to helping stamp ...  
The neo-colonial G8 corporate takeover of African agricuture

What is being portrayed as charity is nothing more than a cynical neo-colonial raid by the G8 to ...  
Germany a coffee giant without growing a single bean

Germany is one of the leading coffee exporting countries in the world, without having a single ...  

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