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Explainer: What is carbon farming and the Emissions Reduction Fund?

As the pot of money for carbon farming projects runs out, ABC Rural explains what the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) is and how agricultural projects have benefited. What is the ERF auction? The Emissions Reduction Fund is an allocation of $2.55 billion of Federal Government money to pay for carbon abatement projects. The energy sector …

Australia ranks number one with the most organically farmed land in the world

PHOTO: Bond University professor Tor Hundloe says Australia is full of prime organic-farming land.(Michael Mackenzie: Bush Telegraph) Written by: Lara Webster, Updated 27 Oct 2015, 11:41pm As the world population continues to grow, Australia could capitalise on organic export markets, says Bond University sustainability professor Tor Hundloe. AUDIO: Sustainability professor Tor Hundloe explains why Australia has the most organically farmed …

Climate change a massive threat to food security, agriculture

Written by: Jason Thomas 6 OCT 2015 – 4:16 PM  UPDATED 7 OCT 2015 – 9:06 AM Australia can expect climate change to make food more scarce and expensive in the future, a new report from the Climate Council says. Climate change will threaten Australia’s food security and drive up the prices of foods, a report out today says. The Climate Council’s report, Feeding …

Carbon solution: cotton farmer turns waste to biochar

Carbon solution: cotton farmer turns waste to biochar THE AUSTRALIAN AUGUST 13, 2015 12:00AM SAVE PRINT Sue Neales Reporter – Rural/Regional Affairs Rierina cotton farmer Tim Commins with biochar. Picture: Vince Bucello Watching a mountain of cotton waste burst into flames, threatening the local $25 million cotton processing gin at Whitton and thousands of Riverina …

7 Reasons Why the ‘Aussie-Cambodia Resettlement Deal’ is a no go for refugees

This post is an open response to the refugee resettlement deal signed between authorities in Australia and their counterparts in Cambodia [aka Cambogia, as it is called in the sub-region]. The objective of this post is to create awareness of the logical reasoning behind such deals, the conventionality that it contradicts, and the preparedness of …

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