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Media Monitoring Week 13 – Global News

Originally posted on lempcoleconn:
Last week had an interesting and diverse spectrum of Global Environmental News. One of the most important aspects of last week was the Climate Conference in…

December 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Overpopulation Question

When discussing the population issue, it is inevitable that Africa and South Asia will come up. Both areas are experiencing large population growth simultaneously with large economic growth, as they … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Media Monitoring Week 13 – Australian News

This week’s domestic environmental news is dominated by the University of New South’s Whales latest innovation in solar cell technology. In effect, Australia scientists have set a new record for solar … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Who really owns our resources?

This weeks topic was centered around the production, distribution and management of our world’s food supply, and further the way in which food is an environmental concern, in conjunction with … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Media Monitoring Week 13 – Australian News

The national Australian news this week (December 3rd) is characterized by climate, animals, UN conference, coal and as usual…Tony Abbott. The temperature was a popular topic among news this week. … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can Seeds Prevent Starvation? Depends on Who’s In Charge

This week addressed a few of the numerous aspects of food systems, including production and distribution. While the debates are seemingly endless, ranging from locavorism to GMOs to permaculture, the … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Week 11 Wilderness Discussion Ben White

This week we discussed the wilderness of Australia and how environmentalist are portrayed in the media. Key themes for this weeks discussion are struggle to change from old business models … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Media Monitoring – Week Tyler

This week in Australian news—like every other week—getting the environmental blues. Let’s start with the dead shark. Rose Powell writes in the Sydney Morning Herald of a Great White caught … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hijacking the Indigenous Agenda

  This past week, we discussed the issues surrounding Aboriginal communities and the environment. We discovered that often a lack of communication is the cause of various disputes.   Rick … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Media Monitoring – Week 11

Environmental news in Australia and around the world has been quite mercurial this week. With the G20 Summit in Brisbane, in which the world’s leaders gathered to discuss economics, climate … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Media Monitoring Week 9: Australian Environmental News

This week’s Australian environmental news revolved around much of the same topics that have long dominated the dialogue: politics, coal, and climate change. Brisbane’s airport banned a climate change ad … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Media Monitoring Week 9 – International Environmental News

This week in World News, energy and air quality are big themes. European energy giant Vattenfall is planning to sell its coal operations in Germany in efforts to meet carbon reduction … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Humans and The Ocean: Sydney Harbor and The Great Barrier Reef

This past week, we focused on Australia’s waters and the impact human activity has on Sydney Harbor and The Great Barrier Reef. Each article had a different focus of issues … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Energy & Mining in Australia: Digging Into a Deeper Hole

It should not come to you as a surprise that Australia’s policy has laid the groundwork for quite a favorable climate for the fossil fuel industry. As power to approve … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment