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Australians Lock the Gate on mining

A movement that began with a call for stronger property rights, could offer radical solutions to the climate crisis, writes Dominic O’Dwyer.

Filed in: Activism Australia Climate Change Environment Mining

‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Mining Mongolia West Papua

Australia: gas hub threat

A divided community weighs up whether to protect aboriginal lands or opt for $1.3 billion in compensation.

Filed in: Australia

Meet Australian climate activist Daniel Spencer

Inspired by music, driven by campaigning, the 22-year-old is fighting for solar thermal energy in Port Augusta.

Filed in: Activism Australia Climate Change Energy Environment Music Youth

Australia puts a price on carbon

Climate campaigner Anna Rose welcomes the new levy on big polluters, saying it will push Oz into a far greener framework.

Filed in: Australia Energy Sustainability

Cook Islands

Black pearls, cruise ships and lively politics: Mary Warren gives the lowdown on the South Pacific atolls.

Filed in: Cook Islands

‘Democracy does not apply to Aboriginal people’

To mark Australia Day on 26 January, Christoph Behrends talks to Aboriginal rights activist Michael Anderson about past and current struggles.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Land

Papua New Guinea

A small group of islands with a long history

Filed in: Equality Papua New Guinea

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

Papuan women stand up against violence and injustice

Three stories of courageous women fighting cruelty and repression in Papua by Carole Reckinger.

Filed in: Equality Feminism Human Rights Sexual Politics West Papua Women

Tea and paranoia

Politicians in the US and Australia play the anti-immigration card.

Filed in: Australia Migration United States

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