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Living in a fool’s paradise headed for calamity

The environment’s loss is ours too, if only we knew it. Humanity is destroying itself. That’s the only conclusion to reach after an exhaustive scientific assessment of life on Earth found that the likely extinction of over a million species … Continue reading

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Hobart gets a Breath of Fresh Air

Owen and Helen Tilbury are bringing their outstandingly successful BOFA film festival to southern Tasmania. A breeze is blowing down through Tasmania’s Midlands towards its capital, but unlike smoky summer northerlies this one brings only fresh, thoroughly breathable air. Since … Continue reading

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Bickering over an evaporating resource

Expensive deals done in private have made no difference to the Murray-Darling’s environmental woes. Our biggest river system is dying. What do Charleville and Toowoomba, Broken Hill and Bathurst, Bendigo and Horsham, Morgan and Mount Barker and Canberra have in … Continue reading

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