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New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought
World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
A new NOAA study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, applies a recently developed global climate model to the Australian situation, evaluating both the likely causes of the chronic dryness and the likely future of the region's climate.
Seeking Refuge Is a Human Right ACTION
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, human rights, world, Australia, New Guinea, freedoms, conflict )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - amnesty.org.nz
Almost half the Syrian population has fled the war crimes, crimes against humanity and other abuses taking place across Syria.
Shut Down Manus Island
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', care2 petition, refugees, australia )

Rose
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last week, riots erupted at the immigrant detention facility on Manus Island. After prisoners were told that they had no hope of ever getting to Australia, they protested. What happened next is uncertain
Success: United Nations Protects Ancient Tasmanian Rainforest in Australia - Via Force Change
World  (tags: United Nations, Tasmania, Australia, Rainforest, Conservation, Ethics, Good News, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 23 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a ancient pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a World Heritage Area.
Canada and Australia: Working Together to Thwart Action on Climate
World  (tags: Canada, Stephen Harper, Australia, Tony Abbott, Climate Denial, Regressive Politicians, Corporate Agenda )

Brian
- 38 days ago - greenpeace.org
"Our world doesn't need more climate denial and it doesn't need more regressive politicians who would rather accelerate the problem than fix it."
UPDATE 2-Australian Organic Farmer Loses Landmark GMO Contamination Case
World  (tags: Australia, GMO, #BanGMO, GMO Contamination, Lawsuit, Organic Farmer, Monsanto, Round Up Ready, Canola )

Brian
- 54 days ago - reuters.com
"An organic farmer in Western Australia lost his bid to claim damages from a neighbour after genetically modified (GMO) canola seed heads blew on to his property, causing him to lose his licence as an organic grower."
First Australians Ever to Have Been Killed By the US Drone Program
World  (tags: Jeremy Scahill, Dirty Wars, Christopher Havard, Darryl Jones, New Zealand, Australia, USA, drones )

Dandelion
- 55 days ago - abc.net.au
Jeremy Scahill is the national security correspondent for The Nation and author of the book Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, which deals with the US drone program. Australia seems to be in compliance despite fact they don't have death penalty.
Petition to Remove Tony Abbot as PM to His Mishandling of Matters of State! - Please Sign!
World  (tags: Australia, tony Abbott, remove from state, prime minister, mishandling, government )

Marie
- 134 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The GG has the power to Act and we need fast action before it is to late . What is happening on a daily bases in our name is so wrong on so many levels .
11 Things Americans Get Wrong About Australia
World  (tags: Australia, popular myths, society, Society and Culture, world )

Cal
- 179 days ago - alternet.org
Fosters is not Australian for beer, forget the "shrimp" on the barbie...but the dingo really did eat the baby.
Australia Heatwave Prompts Fire Alerts
World  (tags: Australia, heatwave, wild fires, crisis, emergency, record heat, heatstroke, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 181 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"South-east Australia has been hit with extreme hot weather, with temperatures of over 40C (104F) in some areas, and several bushfire warnings in place."
Tasmania Extends Ban on GM Crops Indefinitely
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Good news GMOS, australia )

Rose
- 186 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
In a victory for the GMO Free movement in Australia the Tasmanian Government announced Thursday that it has extended the state's ban on genetically modified crops and animals indefinitely.
Global Petition - Don't Invest in Great Barrier Reef Destruction in Australia - Via Sum Of Us
World  (tags: World, Environment, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Aquatic Animals, Coal Industry, Corporate Greed, Killing, Eco-system, Ethics, petition to sign )

Victoria
- 211 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Sign to say that building a coal port on the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef is simply unacceptable. The project would dredge and dump 13 million tons of the seabed in the Marine Park area killing this pristine environment in Australia.
PETITION - Close Australia's Inhumane Refugee Detention Centres
World  (tags: australia, refugees, government, ethics )

David
- 227 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Australian Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor -- Goal: Close the hellish refugee detention center in Nauru. There are currently almost 400 people living in the Nauru 'prison'. To hold these refugees in extended limbo is downright monstrous...
PETITION - End Inhumane Treatment of Refugees in Australia NOW!
World  (tags: world, australia, refugees, ethics, HUMAN RIGHTS! )

David
- 228 days ago - communityrun.org
PARLIAMENT: Your petitioners believe that current practices of mandatory and indefinite detention of asylum seekers are harmful, ineffective and unnecessarily costly, and are inconsistent with human rights and Australia's own professed immigration values.
Faith Inspires Woman to Raise Awareness Against Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Australia, raising awareness for human trafficking )

Rose
- 260 days ago - victoriaadvocate.com
Jade Manning doesn't consider herself a runner. But when given the opportunity to bring awareness to a treacherous subject on the front section of the local newspaper, she laced up her cross-trainers and hit the ground running.
 

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