The Junction

Opening the door to Pacific environmental  and climate change collaborations.

EJN teams up with PMC on new climate project

June 23, 2020

In an innovative new development, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) will partner with the Pacific...

Emergency or conservancy? Grappling with the charged language of activism

Emergency or conservancy? Grappling with the charged language of activism

June 22, 2020

As the warnings of scientists grow increasingly urgent, campaigners on the ground struggle to find language that will unite communities fractured by years of climate wars. Continuing our series Future Forecast.

On the land and staring down the barrel of climate change

On the land and staring down the barrel of climate change

June 18, 2020

Farmers are at the front line of a changing planet, but there's still some resistance to the 'C' words and scientists tread carefully. Latest in our series on regional responses to climate change.

Future Forecast: Counting the costs of rising tides on a precious, vulnerable coast

Future Forecast: Counting the costs of rising tides on a precious, vulnerable coast

June 17, 2020

Victoria’s south-west coast is a treasured but vulnerable haven for humans and creatures. Defending it as sea levels rise is an increasingly urgent local concern. The latest in our special series looking at regional responses to climate change.

Future Forecast: Farmers move to weather a warmer future

Future Forecast: Farmers move to weather a warmer future

June 16, 2020

After a rough couple of years, innovators in the dairy industry are looking at the economic and climate forecasts, and taking steps to protect themselves. Continuing our series Future Forecast: Spotlight on the South-West.

Future Forecast Pt 5: Power switch to plug into a sustainable future

Future Forecast Pt 5: Power switch to plug into a sustainable future

June 15, 2020

When it comes to renewables, Warrnambool has some enviable natural advantages – a windswept landscape, a wild coast, and a community with an inclination to innovation. Latest in our special series Future Forecast: Spotlight on the south-west.

Citizens take the lead on science, measuring shifting tides: Future Forecast Pt 4

Citizens take the lead on science, measuring shifting tides: Future Forecast Pt 4

June 5, 2020

The people of Port Fairy were shocked into action by the sudden vanishing of their beach in 2013. Their efforts have inspired a statewide initiative to understand the impacts of rising seas.

Photo: Jess Malcom

Trawling for hope in the gardens of the oceans: Future Forecast Pt 3

May 29, 2020

Scientists believe seaweed may have powerful potential to hold back the effects of climate heating. Or will it become just another casualty of warming waters? Continuing our Future Forecast series.

Abalone diver Craig Fox: Image/ Western Abalone Divers Association

Future Forecast Pt 2: Port Fairy abalone divers treading water

May 28, 2020

As communities worldwide brace for a climate-changed future, The Citizen's reporting team heads to Victoria's south-west coast to explore the challenges- and opportunities - confronting the region.

Image: Benjamin Silvester

Future Forecast Pt 1: A warmer Warrnambool? It’s not good news

May 27, 2020

As communities worldwide brace for a climate-changed future, The Citizen's reporting team heads to Victoria’s south-west coast to explore the challenges, and the opportunities, confronting the region.

cattle in paddock

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.

Breathing wall at Campbelltown Station

‘Breathing Wall’ cools Campbelltown

May 24, 2020

A ‘breathing wall’ has recently been installed on the underpass near Campbelltown Station, in Sydney’s...

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