Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Australia

Australian teens bring class action climate lawsuit to stop coal mine...

“I believe that the government has a duty to young people to protect our futures from the impacts of climate change, including stopping the impact of the Vickery Extension Project.”

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial...

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Australian telecommunications company pays phone bills for volunteer firefighters

"We want to do this to show our thanks to firefighters for their efforts in helping keep communities safe."

To help Australia, look to Aboriginal fire management

Cultural burning is proactive, while Western-style controlled burning, also called hazard reduction burning, is reactive.

Debunked Australian bushfire conspiracy theories were pushed by Alex Jones, Murdoch...

“There is currently no intelligence to indicate that the fires in East Gippsland and the North East have been caused by arson or any other suspicious behavior.”

Australia wildfire coverage is long on koalas, short on causes

Though coverage of the Australian fires was slow to take off, it’s begun to capture more international attention, while highlighting the effects of climate change.

Raging bushfires wipe out indigenous fauna, leave thousands of Australians homeless

"Climate change is influencing the frequency and severity of dangerous bushfire conditions in Australia and other regions of the world."

Helping the homeless: Australian charity turns empty parking lots into safe...

"By providing a safe, secure and comfortable place to get a good night’s rest, we help restore health, dignity and respect for our guests."

80,000 left on the continent: Koalas are ‘functionally extinct’ in Australia

"Formerly thought to be common and widespread, koalas are now vulnerable to extinction across much of its northern range."

New corals in the Great Barrier Reef on the decline after...

"We've gotten to the point now where local solutions for the reef are almost pointless – the only thing that matters is action on climate change."

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A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.