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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 ...  
Farmers have the right to choose wind

[caption id="attachment_13315" align="alignright" caption="by Kane Thornton"][/caption] Anti-wind ...  
Combating child slavery in coffee and chocolate trade

Much of the labour used to produce the world’s chocolate and coffee comes from child slaves ...  
Monsanto to face biopiracy charges in India

According to an article published this month in the journal 'Nature Biotechnology', Monsanto is ...  
Queensland Government wants CSG come hell or high water

The Queensland Government seeks to massively expand CSG development in Queensland despite real ...  
Senate Report recommends tighter controls on Coal Seam Gas

Senator Bill Heffernan, the Chairman of the Senate Standing References Committee on Rural Affairs ...  
The misery of foreign farming in Africa

Farming cash crops such as coffee and sugar for Western importers has brought misery upon Africa ...  
CSG and the unresearched risk to Australia's water

When it comes to CSG extraction and threats to our groundwater systems, Professor Bryce Kelly  ...  
New mining projects threaten Queensland’s food bowl

  It’s Carnival of Flowers time but, with worries over land security as the result ...  
Ludwig deserves praise for resumption of Indonesian live cattle trade

Environment correspondent Sandi Keane says that, despite the popular media portrayal, Federal ...  
The Silence of the Cows

...and Horse-trading in Human Meat [caption id="attachment_7825" align="alignright" captio ...  
Liar, liar, Australiar

[caption id="attachment_7677" align="alignleft" width="150"] by Tess Lawrence[/caption] Cont ...  
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