• bushfires

    To get climate change under control, our growth fetish must go

    To get climate change under control, our growth fetish must go Article by Christopher Wright – Professor of Organisational Studies at University of Sydney Despite over four decades of political engagement with climate change, tangible action has remained limited to rhetorical flourishes by politicians against a background of greater...
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    Second-Warmest October Cements Hottest Year

    By Andrea Thompson October was the second hottest on record for the planet, NASA data released Tuesday shows. The month was the latest in a string of record- and near record-warm months that will see 2016 easily take the title of hottest year in the books. How temperatures across...
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    Couple Protect Over 2 Million Acres & Donate Land To The Public

    “Conservation is our passion: we feel privileged to make it the second part of our life’s work. Even at discouraging moments—when we read reports on accelerating biodiversity loss, learn of a new road planned through the Serengeti, or watch how Japan keeps killing whales under the false claim of...
  • climatechangeearth

    Company directors can be held legally liable for ignoring the risks from climate change…

    Article by: Travers McLeod and John Wiseman, Originally Published by the Conversation Company directors who don’t properly consider climate related risks could be liable for breaching their duty of due care and diligence, a new legal opinion has found. Although the alarm for business leaders has been sounding for...
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    Are You Being Conned by Technology Companies?

    Article by Andrew Martin also published on Collective Evolution It seems almost everyone has a cell phone now. According to the Federal Communications Commission there are more than 280 million mobile subscribers in America. In a 2005 international study by Advertising Age, 15 percent of Americans have interrupted sex to answer...
  • firedamage

    Climate Change Behind Surge in Western Wildfires

    Article By John Upton Western firefighting veterans lamenting a “new normal” amid surging forest fires have received an explanation for the destructiveness they’ve been unable to quell. Rising temperatures are flatly to blame for recent fearsome fire seasons, leading scientists reported Monday. The number of acres of forest burning...
  • Climate Change is Happening in Your Garden: Here’s How to Spot it

    Article by: Rebecca Darbyshire –Research Officer, Climate Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries and Lecturer, University of MelbourneSnow Barlow –Foundation Professor of Horticulture and Viticulture, University of Melbourne As the weather warms and days lengthen, your attention may be turning to that forgotten patch of your backyard. This week we’ve asked our...
  • A Food Forest for the Future…

    Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a...
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    Cognitive Dissonance and the Climate Crisis

    It seems everywhere we turn there is bad news, about the economy, our political institutions are failing us, and environmental destruction and climate change are upon us. With such uncertainty and confusion as to where we are headed, it is difficult to navigate the world and make sense of...