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Nicholas Aberle

How we helped make mine rehab a huge issue

posted by Nicholas Aberle on Tuesday, 19 April, 2016 - 17:46

About a week into the catastrophic Hazelwood mine fire of early 2014, some surprising information emerged. The parts of the mine that weren’t catching on fire were those areas that had been...


Have your say, say, say

posted by Juliet on Wednesday, 6 April, 2016 - 14:59

It's a public consultation trifecta! Right now, the state government and its agencies are seeking public feedback on three important things: managing our water and rivers, protecting...


Melbourne’s secret water supply…

posted by Juliet on Tuesday, 8 March, 2016 - 16:05

A whopping 440 billion litres of storm water is available for re-use every year, even under dry conditions – more than...

Cameron Wheatley

Sustainable travel tips

posted by Cameron Wheatley on Tuesday, 22 December, 2015 - 11:56

How can we make sure that when we travel our desire to live responsibly doesn’t get left at home? We’ve pulled together a selection...

Nicholas Aberle

8 outrageous things we learnt at the inquiry into coal mine rehabilitation

posted by Nicholas Aberle on Wednesday, 16 December, 2015 - 13:29

While the word ‘inquiry’ might conjure up images of people sitting in a stuffy room speaking legalese, the revelations of the inquiry into coal mine rehabilitation have been anything but boring....

Nick Roberts

Healthy rivers and water-smart cities should be more than a pipe-dream

posted by Nick Roberts on Friday, 4 December, 2015 - 15:58

As the impacts of a record El Niño compounded by climate change hit home across Victoria this year, discussion about what to do with our limited water resources is once again heating up....


A new turn? What Prime Minister Turnbull could mean for our environment

posted by Mark on Tuesday, 15 September, 2015 - 11:21

Malcolm Turnbull on climate change in 2012: "Politicians and shock jocks, scientists and coal barons, all of them can argue for as long as they like, but they cannot change the...


Reality checks and the Basin Plan

posted by Juliet on Monday, 7 September, 2015 - 15:28

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is really quite simple – it’s a $13billion investment in river health and sustainable water use. Yet it is subject to a constant barrage of criticism from...


Film Review: Thule Tuvalu

posted by Anonymous on Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 10:52

In Thule, a small village perched on the edge of the Greenland ice shelf, indigenous hunters watch the sea ice – and the way of life it represents – recede year after year. In Tuvalu,...

Claire Dawson

Growing Convictions

posted by Claire Dawson on Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 12:00

Claire Dawson from Langwarrin Vineyard Church responds to the Pope's Encyclical.

“Superficially, apart from a few obvious signs of pollution and deterioration,...

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