Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • How to really ‘Live Below the Line’

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    The annual ‘Live Below the Line’ campaign is on again this month. The campaign is described as ‘a way to better understand extreme poverty’ and involves participants eating for $2AUD a day for 5 days. The campaign began in Melbourne in 2010, supported by Australian NGO’s The Oaktree Foundation and […]

  • Australia: Western Australia’s Shark Culling Has No Bite

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    Following a series of recent fatal shark attacks in Western Australia, the state government implemented its controversial pre-emptive shark mitigation strategy, a $6.85 million program that involves the installation of baited drumlines to catch and cull sharks measuring over 3 metres in length. The Government’s stance: cull or be killed […]