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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 ...  
Our right to safe water

Current safeguards around CSG extraction are inadequate, says Jennifer Elliott — and contami ...  
Ritual animal slaughter goes mainstream

Legal loopholes mean you could be, and probably are, inadvertently buying meat coming from animals ...  
Live export animals suffering and dying

In a shocking demonstration of non-compliance with regulations, 478 cattle and sheep suffered and ...  
Uniting for Gippsland not Gasland

A new alliance of ten community groups looks to challenge the Victorian Baillieu Government&rsq ...  
Turning CSG confrontation into consultation

  Dr Ted Christie explains how it is possible to channel the public protest and angry ...  
Ban Chinese food and medicine imports

"The Chinese Government and authorities are unable to monitor, supervise or administer and regu ...  

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