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Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Where did all the bogongs go?

The drastic decline of the bogong moth could have disastrous ecological consequences

Image of flood waters rising in Lismore, New South Wales, March 29, 2022. Image © Darren England / AAP Images

No relief

From fires to floods, Australia is failing our disaster survivors

Photo of Marind community members sharing dreams of being eaten by oil palm

The psychic terror wrought by palm-oil production

How oil-palm plantations have uprooted the lives and dreams of a Papuan community

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Flooding back

Watching the Brisbane River swell, once more, to a destructive force

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Planetary defence

A court ruling that the environment minister owes children a duty of care to prevent climate harm has far-reaching implications

Cartoon image of man standing on chess board

Reality is irreversible

The systems game and the need for global regime change

Image of salmon meat, from the documentary Paradise Lost

Dining on disaster

What goes into the Tasmanian salmon on your plate. Essay by Richard Flanagan. Documentary by Justin Kurzel and Conor Castles-Lynch.

Still from ‘Paradise Lost’

Tasmania’s toxic secret

The rotting underbelly of the salmon industry. Essay by Richard Flanagan. Documentary by Justin Kurzel and Conor Castles-Lynch.

Serenity

Give us not serenity but a sense of urgency in the face of catastrophic climate change

Up the river

Hope is running dry in the Murray–Darling Basin