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Animal agriculture: Innovation or alternatives?

May 26, 2020

The push to reduce greenhouse emissions from animal-based agriculture is on, with new farming practices under the spotlight.

Apiarist Jodie Goldsworthy says the destruction caused by Australia’s

Worrying buzz on the vanishing of honeybees in a changing world

May 13, 2020

An apiarist’s life can be a sweet one. But in recent times, as beekeepers observe up close the fallout of bushfires, habitat loss and the unhooking of seasonal systems, it is increasingly distressing.

“All of this is Russian roulette. The whole reef could be wiped out in one year. That is why we are starting the coral bank

In desperate time, scientists explore desperate measures

February 16, 2020

Marine scientist Charlie Veron discovered many of the world's corals. Now he's planning for their loss, setting up a 'coral ark'. Report from the National Climate Emergency Summit 2020.

Youth and Political Engagement

January 17, 2020

Young Australians are one of our most under-represented demographics in elected Australian politics,...

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How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

January 9, 2020

As Australia’s east coast faces months of severe bushfires, Indigenous Australians are calling for revival of long-held traditions to reduce fire fuels.

Cape Town, South Africa’s “Mother City”, made world headlines when it announced its 2018 countdown to “Day Zero”, the day when the city’s engineers would turn off the taps to all but essential services. Image: Anthea van den Bergh

A land of droughts, flooding rains and shame campaigns

December 23, 2019

In 2018, the people of Cape Town anxiously approached “Day Zero”, when the trickle of its water supply would dry out. Are there lessons for Australia in how it pulled through that crisis?

Climate change rallies the young

November 29, 2019

The issue of climate change has consumed the minds of young people around the globe. The Global Climate...

Produce retailer Charles Pattison says a warmer, drier climate will mean less choice of farm produce.

Feeling the heat: producers and consumers facing up to climate change

November 29, 2019

A warmer, drier climate means we will have to think carefully about where and when we can buy fresh farm produce.

COP25 will take place from December 2 t0 13,  2019 at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

November 27, 2019

With Madrid hosting the next round of intergovernmental climate discussions, IPCC contributor Prof. Peter Newman breaks down who and what is on the agenda.

The Old, The New, The Green, The Blue (Photo: Joshua Kindl).

How the west got hot

November 26, 2019

In January last year, Penrith hit 47.3 degrees Celsius and was – for a matter of hours – the hottest...

Journalism is ‘The Antidote’: thought leaders call for change

November 15, 2019

Renowned journalists and international thought leaders were among the great minds who featured at this...

Next gen journos in search of ideas, action and change

November 15, 2019

Who gets to speak? How do we cover Climate Change? They're just two of the global issues in need of an "Antidote".

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.