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Australia: Tens of Thousands 'March in May' Against Abbott and Austerity
'These marches signify major concern with current government policies, dissatisfaction with a stagnant two-party political system, and the disturbing motivations and influence of those with money and power.'
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Great Barrier Reef Be Damned, Australia's Biggest Coal Mine Project Moves Forward
In the wake of warnings over the industry's threats to the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian state of Queensland on Thursday gave the OK to one of the world's biggest coal mines. The slated project is the Adani Enterprises-owned Carmichael Mine in the state's Galilee Basin, and it is expected to...
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Great Barrier Reef Facing 'Unprecedented' Threat from Coal Expansion
Report slams Australian government for poor stewardship of the World Heritage site
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Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs' a Global Public Health Threat: WHO
'A post-antibiotic era, far from being an apocalyptic fantasy, is instead a very real possibility for the 21st century'
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Ten Years After His Release From Prison, Israeli Nuclear Whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu Is Still Not Free
Ten years ago, on April 21, 2004, several hundred of us from around the world waited with great anticipation outside the gates of Israel’s Ashkelon Prison, holding up signs saying “Thank you, Mordechai Vanunu: Peace Hero, Nuclear Whistle-blower”. After many years of campaigning for his freedom, the...
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US drones or jets have killed an Australian and a dual national Australia-New Zealand citizens (Photo: US Air Force photo/Tech Sgt Efren Lopez) News
US Strike Killed Australian and New Zealander in Yemen
The governments of Australia and New Zealand have confirmed the deaths of two men in a US strike in Yemen, which took place last November. The two men, one Australian and one dual Australian-New Zealand citizen, were reportedly junior members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and were...
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'Unprecedented' Ocean Temperatures on Track to Bring Death to Coral Ecosystems
'It’s not that change is going to come, it’s that change is already happening'
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UN Report: Climate Change Already Decimating Life, Worst to Come
Much-anticipated IPCC report release highlights risk of climate change related disasters to food and human security
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So Japan Can't Hunt Whales Anymore? That Doesn't Mean They're Safe
What will the court ban mean for whales in European or US waters? And for those killed by pollution, bycatch or ship-strike?
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Facing up to the Climate Reality
In what is expected to be a grim reading, the world's leading climate scientists will give their latest assessment about the dangers of global warming next week. They will warn us not only what damage the burning of fossil fuels is already causing across the globe, but also shed light on the future...
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