The core of life on Earth is the daily requirement of food for people and all living organisms in webs of life, or ecosystems. These natural, self-organising ecosystems, which have provided food for millennia, are increasingly being taken apart—by ecological destruction and changing climates caused by ever increasing world population; industrialisation, including food production using [...]
Tag Archives: environment
Lindsay Fitzclarence on the need for alternative perspectives about water policies and the Murray-Darling Basin
Alison Caddick moves beyond the woes of the Liberal party to discuss the politics of reaction
Counter to the laws of private property, jurisprudence based in the rights of Nature is possible, writes Peter Burden.
John Hinkson finds that three recent books on climate change do not face up to the cultural assumptions that feed global warming.
Sunita Narain argues for a more logical and democratic answer to the world’s environmental problems.
Neo-liberal globalisation is now encountering a world that it believes should not exist: the finite world writes John Hinkson.
Peter Christoff asks what level of risk we are prepared to accept
John Hinkson reflects on the cultural meaning of the oil crisis and the end of growth