Activists from legal, communications, mutual aid and class mobilisation backgrounds met to discuss ways that they might be stronger together at a Community Day for Climate at Brisbane’s Northey Street City Farm organised by XR Meanjin.
Summer in subtropical Australia can be a disheartening time in the suburban garden. European vegetables run to seed before maturing, go mouldy in the humidity or burn to a brown leathery crisp after a day in the sun. Tropical fruits, corn, eggplant and chillis are the exceptions that provide the abundance temperate gardeners associate with Continue Reading →
AN AQUATIC veterinarian critical of the dredging project in Gladstone Harbour has attacked testing and reporting methods used by authorities. Dr Matt Landos has written a long list of criticisms of testing by Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) and the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP). Those departments yesterday went on the front foot, delivering Continue Reading →
Inbox x GetUp! 5:18 PM (1 hour ago) to me Dear NEVILLE, It’s been reported today that Metcash, the grocery wholesaler that operates grocery chain IGA, is on the brink of making a deal that would see it buying up pubs and profiting from dangerous and addictive poker machine revenue. This development is an attempt to Continue Reading →
Alert Name: CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS April 7, 2012 Compiled: 12:57 AM Sustainably Feeding a Changing World (NYT) A new vision of how we farm and how we eat, and of how to take better care of this planet’s biological resources, will be needed to provide food for a growing population. More Articles On This Topic Continue Reading →
Conservation risk highest off coasts of Canada, Mexico, Peru and New Zealand Posted: 20 Feb 2012 11:26 AM PST Researchers have identified conservation “hot spots” around the world where the temptation to profit from overfishing outweighs the appetite for conservation.