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Why resurrecting fake news about Pangasius are a loss for humanity

The Vietnamese Pangasius sector has seen rough times since wrong claims back in 2011 destroyed the reputation of Panga farming in the Mekong Delta. While experts and scientists have worked hard to establish facts and to improve production practices, wrongdoers … Continue reading

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Coal mining in Queensland and destruction of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area – a case for an intervention by the international community?

Despite its social and legal significance, the whole debate about coal mining in Queensland and its impact on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park would possibly have been ignored in light of other current debates (such as budget deficit, increasing … Continue reading

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Fish & Cheap – the seafood tale

Recent surveys show that the majority of Australians care for the health of our environment. And Aussies love seafood – seafood from sustainable sources. The industry argues that Australia has some of the best managed fisheries in the world and … Continue reading

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The truth about sustainabilty

Sustainability is one of these words that, as many question marks it caused when it first appeared in the late 1980s, as quickly it was absorbed and became part of our vocabulary, the majority among us using it despite of … Continue reading

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Mediocrity and Nationalism are the wrong means to face global challenges

Lately, and maybe due to an overall difficult economic situation the concept of nationalism seems to find new potential for growth. However, it is more unjustified than ever before. In the light of an ever increased degradation of our world … Continue reading

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