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Human Extinction Now Imminent and Inevitable?

Article – Robert J. Burrowes

There is a significant body of evidence that human extinction is now imminent; that is, it will occur within the next few years and possibly this year: 2020. There is also a significant body of evidence that human extinction is now inevitable; that … Read more »

Scott Morrison: the bushfires demand a climate policy reboot

Article – The Conversation

Scott Morrisons response to the bushfires has been roundly criticised as being too slow and out of touch. James Ross/AAP Read more »

The Detail: Where in the world is our defence force?

Article – RNZ

Its almost the time of year when many of us have the chance to spend quality time with family. Read more »

Our Vanishing World: Birds

Article – Robert J. Burrowes

At the beginning of the nineteenth century, it is estimated that the total number of passenger pigeons in the United States was about three billion birds. The bird was immensely abundant, as illustrated by this passage written by the famous ornithologist, … Read more »

A Mined History: The Bougainville Referendum

Article – Binoy Kampmark

It would be an understatement to claim that Bougainville, that blighted piece of autonomous territory in Papua New Guinea, had been through a lot. Companies have preyed upon its environment with extractive hunger. Wars and civil strife have beset … Read more »

COP25: Climate change action going ‘backwards’ – Fiji’s PM

Article – RNZ

Fiji’s prime minister has hit out at several developed countries during a speech at the UN climate summit in Madrid. Read more »

Samoa measles death toll rises to 71

Article – RNZ

Another person has died from measles in Samoa, taking the death toll from the outbreak to 71. Read more »

COP25: Calls for indigenous voices to be heard

Article – RNZ

This year’s climate talks in Spain come amidst the global wave of protests by young people that have swept the world. Read more »

We love you Sāmoa

Article – Le ausalilo Sadat Muaiava

To date, the outbreak of misela (measles) in Smoa has killed 60 people, mostly infants and children, over the course of the last two weeks. Ongoing updates suggest that an increase in the number of fatalities is inevitable. As a result, the Samoan … Read more »

We love you Sāmoa

Article – Le ausalilo Sadat Muaiava

To date, the outbreak of misela (measles) in Smoa has killed 60 people, mostly infants and children, over the course of the last two weeks. Ongoing updates suggest that an increase in the number of fatalities is inevitable. As a result, the Samoan … Read more »

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