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Jul 26, 2015

Global environmental issues

Global environmental issues fall into three broad categories based on the extent of their effects. Thinking this way helps us to know when the issue is real.

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Jul 26, 2015

GFC | many routes to environmental issues

The GFC hit hard and fast, reverberating through economies everywhere. There are a number of ways that this impact fuelled environmental issues.

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Jul 26, 2015

Fracking | A classic environmental issue

Fracking is drilling and injection of liquid to fracture deep rock layers and release natural gas. It is similar to drilling for oil but far more controversial — find out why.

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Jul 26, 2015

Future environmental issues | forestry Tasmania

Forestry Tasmania sounds like a local rather than a future environmental issue but it is a great example of what the future will bring.

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Jul 26, 2015

Food security

Food security is not something many of us think about. Only it may just creep up on us as the need for agricultural production doubles.

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Jul 22, 2015

Food recycling | some staggering numbers

Food recycling sounds odd given it is impossible to eat something twice. And yet the numbers on food waste are staggering and on their own justify the need to think recycling.

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Jul 22, 2015

Food insecurity

Food insecurity has always been there, like an unpleasant smell from a source that you cannot locate. Only the smell is getting worse.

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Jul 20, 2015

Food crisis

Food crisis is closer than we think. Global food prices have already spiked twice since 2006 with huge impacts on the poor. It also creates an environmental issue.

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Jul 20, 2015

Family farming may need our help

Family farming feeds most of us yet it is a precarious way of life in the west and stuck in subsistence mode in the developing world. The FAO think we need to pay more attention to family farms...

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Jul 20, 2015

Environmentalism

Environmentalism is part social movement and part philosophy that we need more than we realize even if can be extreme.

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  1. Global environmental issues

    Jul 26, 15 07:19 AM

    Global environmental issues fall into three broad categories based on the extent of their effects. Thinking this way helps us to know when the issue is real.

    Read More

  2. GFC | many routes to environmental issues

    Jul 26, 15 06:59 AM

    The GFC hit hard and fast, reverberating through economies everywhere. There are a number of ways that this impact fuelled environmental issues.

    Read More

  3. Fracking | A classic environmental issue

    Jul 26, 15 05:47 AM

    Fracking is drilling and injection of liquid to fracture deep rock layers and release natural gas. It is similar to drilling for oil but far more controversial — find out why.

    Read More