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VIDEOS: 6 May 2022

Video recordings now available of the 2022 Fenner Conference

The video recordings of the 2022 Fenner conference:  ‘Making Australian Agriculture Sustainable’ are now publicly available to watch. The entire collection may now be viewed on the Fenner 2022 YouTube channel,  link here.  They can also be viewed at the conference website,  link here. We include a couple of examples below. The “welcome”  video below …

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NEWSLETTERS: 4 May 2022

SPA newsletter 147 – May 2022

In this issue you will find a report on the recent Fenner Conference on sustainable agriculture including the closing address by our Patron Ian Lowe. You will also find an article on how cities are rapidly encroaching on the Earth’s biodiversity republished from the PNAS journal. There are two book reviews: one on the biography …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 1 May 2022

Solutions to land degradation must include an end to population growth

The ability of Earth to provide food for eight billion humans is rapidly declining. Forty per cent of planet Earth’s land is now degraded. Yet, if human population growth is not halted, food for an additional two to three billion will be needed but unable to be supplied, says Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). SPA national …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 20 April 2022

Invest in our planet by ending population growth

On this year’s Earth Day (Friday April 22) which has the theme ‘Invest in our Planet’, Sustainable Population Australia says the best way to invest in our planet is to end population growth nationally and globally. Australia’s population growth fell to 0.3% (69,700 people) in September 2021, largely because of Covid-related border closures, from a …

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NEWS: 19 April 2022

SPA is seeking to employ a Social Media and Promotions Coordinator

  NOTE:  THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW EXPIRED AND WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ANY FURTHER APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTION In recent years,  SPA’s social media presence has continued to expand.  Online campaigning has become an increasingly important focus of our marketing and community outreach. As such,  we are seeking to professionalise our online media …

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NEWS: 19 April 2022

Looking back at the 2022 Fenner Conference – Making Australian Agriculture Sustainable

The video recordings of conference are now available for public viewing.  They may be watched from the Fenner 2022 website (link here) or the Fenner 2022 conference YouTube channel (link here).  A selection of videos may also be viewed directly from the SPA website (link here). The Australian Academy of Science gave Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) the …

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VIDEOS: 18 April 2022

Prof. Ian Lowe on ‘Population and Climate Change’ discussion paper

Prof. Ian Lowe explains key point 1 from the new discussion paper from Sustainable Population Australia: “Population and Climate Change.”   Professor Ian Lowe is co-author of this new report along with Dr. Jane O’Sullivan and Dr. Peter Cook. It was commissioned by Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) in Feb 2022. Ian Lowe is a patron …

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NEWS: 16 April 2022

Ian Lowe and Jane O’Sullivan interviewed for new climate change discussion paper

Prof. Ian Lowe and Dr. Jane O’Sullivan,  two of the authors of SPA’s latest discussion paper,  ‘Population and Climate Change’ were interviewed on the Post Growth Australia Podcast (PGAP)  hosted by SPA communication manager Michael Bayliss.   From the summary of the episode: “Did you know that climate mitigation models show that the only scenarios …

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