This paper asks the question, is the critique of the neo liberal means of production, purely an academic analysis of the inequities of urban place making or does it offer a practical charter for the equitable and just urban place making. 200 more words
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It has been a burning issue that has had consciences of Bougainvilleans questioning where the concept of the mine reopening came from, and how it has assumedly found a place in Bougainville’s path towards self-determination. 860 more words
BHP Billiton confronted its own disgruntled employees along with environmental protesters at its annual shareholder meeting.
The use of compulsory fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers at two new coal mines in central Queensland prompted workers from around the country to accuse BHP of destroying families. 361 more words
This past year, we’ve seen some bold action by companies in what we’ve dubbed the business-policy nexus, and it’s taking several different forms. Some have been calling for state or federal action on environmental impacts, while others are taking far-reaching voluntary efforts that could help support policy advocacy in the future.
Especially if it could have been done in a week or two.
So for the last two months, we’ve been doing the same subject in ecology: how to save the environment. 467 more words
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Phosphate mining should not be allowed on the Chatham Rise as it will damage marine environments, environment groups say.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started calling final submissions at its hearing over the application by Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) to mine phosphates off New Zealand’s coast. 300 more words