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Garnaut lashes out at climate change sceptics (in his own gentile way)

July 18th, 2008 · No Comments

The good professor has a message for the sceptics who still don’t believe in climate change and the scaremongers who would have us believe the sky will fall in if we re-gear our economy to lower our carbon emissions. Listen to the podcast interview with Ross Garnaut on climate change.

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Tags: Business · Carbon trading · Climate change · Editor's pick · Podcasts · Urban planning · Wildlife

‘Sharkwater’ will change how you think of sharks

June 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Sharks have had a pretty bad rap for a long time. Now a new film, busts the myths about sharks and highlights the dire situation for shark populations around the world. Rob Stewart, an underwater photographer, set out to show the beauty of sharks in his film ‘Sharkwater’, but stumbled instead onto the billion dollar […]

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Tags: Conservation · Editor's pick · Films · Oceans · Podcasts · Wildlife

‘Into the Wild’ film review and interview with author Jon Krakauer

January 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

This is a review of the Sean Penn film Into the Wild. You may be interested in this one if you’ve ever had the itch to ditch your hum-drum routine and see the world. The real world. It includes an interview with author Jon Krakauer who wrote the original book. Listen to the ‘Into the […]

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Tags: Adventurers · Books · Editor's pick · Films · Podcasts · Wildlife

Paul Watson: eco-terrorist or eco-hero?

January 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Sea Shepherd tangle with Japanese Whalers in the Antarctic Paul Watson is a man on a mission. He has played a leading role in alerting the world to what he calls the illegal actvities of Japanese whalers. In 2007 I spoke by satellite phone to Paul in the Antarctic, the day after his ship the […]

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Tags: Conservation · Editor's pick · Oceans · Podcasts · Video · Whaling · Wildlife

And now time for an ad break …. (animators get political)

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

A compacted view of what commerce is doing to the planet. Actually, I do have a Commerce degree, and I have worked in the corporate world, but this commercial is pretty good and pretty telling. But it doesn’t have to be like this. If business worked more like nature (in a cyclical instead of linear […]

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Tags: Ads · Business · Conservation · Video · Wildlife

Trouble at mill – Gunns (the largest pulp mill in the southern hemisphere)

January 14th, 2008 · No Comments

The key issues in the Gunns Pulp Mill controversy, as discussed with Sean Cadman from The Wilderness Society. Late last year the Australian government gave the go-ahead to building what will be one of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest pulp mills. The Gunns Pulp Miill is planned for the state of Tasmania, the scene of many […]

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Tags: Business · Conservation · Podcasts · Video · Wildlife