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[28 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

Retail giant Harvey Norman has come under fire for their timber sourcing habits, with the company using timber from native Australian old growth forests as well as Indonesian rainforest timber in their furniture. Elizabeth McArthur reports.

Climate Change, Energy, Headline, Law & Ethics, Multimedia, News »

[7 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sydneysiders rally together in favour of carbon tax

Thousands of people gathered in Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park Sunday morning to show their support for the federal government’s proposed carbon tax. Rashida Yosufzai reports.

Biodiversity, Featured, Law & Ethics, Sustainability »

[26 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Growing quinoa in Australia

Kept a secret among the Bolivian tribes for thousands of years, quinoa has recently become a highly sought-after food in the West. Jemma Nicoll reports.

Law & Ethics, News, Opinion »

[5 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
Live export versus Australian halal meat

Frozen halal meat from Australia is sold in supermarkets in the Middle-East alongside meat from animals shipped there live in controversial conditions. Michael Carter reports on the alternatives to live export.

Climate Change, Energy, Law & Ethics, Mining, News, Pollution, Sustainability »

[4 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Carbon capture storage: friend or foe of climate change?

Carbon capture storage is promoted by governments and the mining industry worldwide as a solution to climate change. But can it hold up to its promises?Lauren Kelleher reports.

Biodiversity, Law & Ethics, News, Wildlife »

[29 Oct 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
The caged puppy crisis

Man’s best friend is facing a crisis as puppy farming rapidly becomes one of Australia’s most pressing animal welfare problems. Christie Sinclair reports.

Law & Ethics, Mining, Pollution »

[28 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Sydney suburbs left in bicycle dust

Every morning you see them between cars and buses. Cycling is becoming the choice of transport for an increasing number of people in the inner city of Sydney, but the suburbs are far behind writes Julie Kofoed.

Biodiversity, Law & Ethics, News »

[24 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Marron menace to spread in Melbourne

Recreational fishing at Devilbend Reserve on the Mornington Peninsula could allow more feral populations of marron, a noxious freshwater crayfish, to establish in Victoria writes Kim Brooks.

Biodiversity, Energy, Law & Ethics, Pollution »

[3 Feb 2010 | 14 Comments | ]
Greenwashing the palm oil industry

What began as an initiative to clean up dirty palm oil production practices, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil has become little more than a greenwashing tool. Rebecca Zhou reports.

Culture, Law & Ethics, Pollution »

[22 Dec 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
British museum still refusing to return Parthenon pieces

The Greek State is still pushing for the return of its Parthenon, or Elgin Marbles which the British Museum claims ownership over and refuses to hand them over. Sofia Belegrinou investigates.