Tag Archives: sustainability

Melbourne, the world’s most liveable city? Not exactly

On sustainability measures such as urban footprint we rank as badly as London and worse than New York. Their factors for judging liveability are those considered “most relevant to international executives”. >read more> TheConversation

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Earth Overshoot Day, Rest Of 2013 Taking More Than The Earth Can Give

Today is Earth Overshoot Day 2013: the day humanity uses up all the natural resources the planet can sustainably provide for a given year. >readmore> ThinkProgress

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Colonised by corn

TheAge/Letters – …spooked by the story ”Corn, the new golden crop on Boort farms” (14/2) about corn plantations spreading in Victoria… been reading about how feeding cattle corn gives them liver abscesses; bloating, which can be fatal; diarrhoea; weak immune … Continue reading

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