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West Australian poll – a hope for the environment

West Australian poll – a hope for the environment

By Wed, Apr 02, 2014 4:00PM UTC Comments Off West Australian poll – a hope for the environment

Western Australians are going to the poll on Saturday, April 5,  to elect six senators to represent the State to Federal Parliament. Environmental groups nationwide are hoping it will be a historic day to defeat  Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his power over the Upper House. After six months or so in office, the Abbott’s Coalition Government has been under...

New MSc Environment, Politics and Development

By Wed, Mar 26, 2014 12:44AM UTC Comments Off Northern Thailand

  SOAS, University of London launches an exciting new MSc programme in Environment, Politics and Development. Taught by leading political ecologists, the MSc offers a critical analysis of key contemporary issues including water, forestry, climate, fisheries, agricultural production, biodiversity, conflicts and energy supply. The programme explores challenging questions, including: • How does the environment intersect...

Oxford Brookes Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD) develop revolutionary GreenUnit modular building

By Mon, Dec 16, 2013 9:18PM UTC Comments Off The GreenUnit building

As the UK’s desire for more sustainable buildings grows the Oxford Brookes Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD) has been leading the way. A couple of years ago OISD gave Philip Claydon funding to work on a building that would have multiple uses whilst being as green as possible. The project was to make a modular...

Indian groups a threat to the Great Barrier Reef

By Thu, Dec 12, 2013 6:57PM UTC Comments Off The extensive industrial projects along the eastern coast of Queensland. (Image: Fight for the Reef)

Indian mining magnates are now considered to be among the threats that put the Great Barrier Reef at great risk. The Federal government gave the green light to the massive expansion of three major port terminals at Abbot Point, 26 km north of Bowen in Central Queensland– positioned to become one of the world’s largest...

Immersion in a foreign system of values and beliefs.

By Fri, Oct 11, 2013 12:12PM UTC Comments Off Immersion in a foreign system of values and beliefs.

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