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Environment

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3This panel looks at the effects of the GFC on energy policy, prices and security, in the context of the need to reach a global climate change deal atthe...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3This panel looks at the effects of the GFC on energy policy, prices and security, in the context of the need to reach a global climate change deal atthe...
Part 1 | Part 2The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Together, they explain virtually everything...
Dr Patrick Lane (Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne) discusses the complex effects and implications of bushfires on the already fragile water ecology. He...
Two of Australia's leading public intellectuals, Robert Manne and Tim Flannery, engage in a compelling discussion about climate change. Flannery, author of the recent...
Professor Philip Adams from Monash University's Centre of Policy Studies presents, "Insurance against catastrophic climate change: How much will an Emissions Trading...
Professor Philip Adams from Monash University's Centre of Policy Studies presents, "Insurance against catastrophic climate change: How much will an Emissions Trading...
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Sea shepherd vs whalers
By Nic Price
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Following Shackleton
By Jo Lennan
Black Saturday, Kinglake. © Dean Sewell / Oculi
The lessons and literature of Black Saturday
By Robyn Annear
The Australian Garden. © John Gollings / Taylor Cullity Lethlean
The Australian Garden
By John Hirst
Senator Bob Brown of the Greens signs an agreement with Prime Minister Julia Gillard to support a minority government before fellow Greens Rachel Siewert, Christine Milne, Sarah Hanson Young and Adam Bandt as well as Treasurer Wayne Swan © Greens MPs/Flickr
By Mungo MacCallum
By Mungo MacCallum
By Nick Feik
 If the civil rights movement had been as ineffective as the environmental movement, Rosa Parks’ granddaughter would still be sitting in the back of a segregated bus. She might be secure in the knowledge that a global consensus had formed against racial discrimination, but she would still be sitting there. 
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
How the Franklin was saved
By Bob Brown
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Bushfire bunkers
By Michaela McGuire
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
The Strangeness of Dingoes
By Christine Kenneally

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