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In a hard-hitting public lecture at UNSW, Dr David Suzuki has criticised the government’s policy on climate change and exhorted Australians to embrace renewable energy.

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Canadian scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster Dr David Suzuki will present the 2013 Jack Beale Lecture on the Global Environment later this month.

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Our future depends on the environment providing what we need, but it is still regarded as a magic pudding, with policies for development of natural resources outweighing those to protect them, writes Richard Kingsford.

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From new ways to protect snow leopards in the Himalaya to keeping native Australian mammals as pets, Asia-Pacific communities are rising to the challenge of reconciling conservation with development.

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OPINION: Beyond composting the kitchen scraps and making sure the bottles and paper go in the yellow bin, most of us are reluctant to pay the real price of our profligate lifestyles, writes Jenny Stewart.

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OPINION: A vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing for animal cruelty and the environment, writes Professor Mike Archer in The Conversation.

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OPINION: If the Murray-Darling plan doesn't put enough water back into our rivers, we may be lining up for a debate full of angst, writes Professor Richard Kingsford in The Conversation.

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When it comes to population there's disagreement about whether big really is better. In the latest issue of Uniken, some of our leading academics enter the debate on a "sustainable Australia".

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Governments must act urgently on threats to biodiversity across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, according to a landmark new study.

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UNSW's work to create a more environmentally sustainable campus has been recognised with a finalist nomination in the coveted Banksia Environmental Awards.

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