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Churches have legal rights in Australia. Why not sacred trees?

07 November 2019

In Australia, corporations such as Coles and Westpac and even some churches operate as legal entities entitled to most of the rights and responsibilities that individuals possess. Why don’t the Djab Wurrung sacred trees have legal standing?

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No Australian city has a long-term vision for living sustainably. We can’t go on like this

06 November 2019

Australia was already one of the most urbanised nations by the end of the 19th century. Unlike European and North American countries, Australia’s pattern of settlement did not have a neat urban hierarchy. The gap between the large and small towns was huge.

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What is ‘ecological economics’ and why do we need to talk about it?

05 November 2019

As environmental crises and the urgency to create ecological sustainability escalate, so does the importance of ecological economics