1 August 2022

SPA newsletter 148 – August 2022

In this issue you will find a front page editorial on the State of Environment Report 2021, released on 19 July. There are four opinion articles: by Sue Arnold, Crispin Hull, Nandita Baja and Michael Bayliss. You will also find reports by our communications officer and from our branches. We have a new section on …

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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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1 February 2022

SPA newsletter 146 – February 2022

In this issue please find: confirmation that the Fenner conference will go ahead in March; opinion articles by Oliver Howes, David Shearman, Jeffrey and Belinda Lewis, and Nandita Bajaj; a farewell to three great conservationists who died recently: EO Wilson, Tom Lovejoy and Richard Leakey; a book review of Paul Collins’ The Depopulation Imperative; notice …

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1 November 2021

SPA newsletter 145 – November 2021

With the Glasgow COP26 talks starting this week, climate is not forgotten with the front page editorial and first Opinion article focussing on the issue. Three other important Opinion articles follow as well as two book reviews, one on the Malay archipelago and the other on ecoagriculture. Then we have branch reports including an obituary …

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1 August 2021

SPA newsletter 144 – August 2021

In this issue you can read: a front page story about Limits to Growth and how we’re on track for collapse; six very fine Opinion articles; news and SPA news including an obituary for Valerie Yule; branch news as always and the Communication Manager’s report. Book reviews have been held over until the next issue. …

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1 May 2021

SPA Newsletter 143 – May 2021

Highlights: Lead article: Humans and the loss of biodiversity Why immigration can never offset population ageing Overpopulation: cause and effect Newsletter 143, May 2021 (PDF)

6 February 2021

SPA Newsletter 142 – February 2021

Highlights: Lead article: Commanding hope in the face of a ‘ghastly future’ The Budget confirms Morrison wants to reboot mass migration by Stephen Saunder My choice to go child-free for the sake of all life by Sally Tan A tribute to Dr Jane O’Sullivan, who stepped down as Queensland branch president after 10 years but …

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29 November 2020

SPA newsletter 141 – November 2020

Highlights: SPA launches report on ageing Bob Brown is right – it’s time environmentalists talked about the population problem (Colin Butler) The urgent need for family planning (Hamish Burns) Letter to SPA (Julian Cribb) New research report from TAPRI There were getting to be too many of us (Judith Sloan) Black lives matter (Kelvin Thomson) …

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7 August 2020

SPA newsletter 140 – August 2020

In this newsletter you will find a front-page story about plummeting immigration in light of the Covid-19 pandemic; an opinion article by Club of Rome’s Dennis Meadows on the future degrowth of populations, resource use and energy; a response by Jane O’Sullivan to the recent Lancet study on global population projections; Crispin Hull on a …

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3 May 2020

SPA newsletter 139 – May 2020

In this newsletter you will find: As the coronavirus crisis dominates our lives, this issue appropriately covers three articles on COVID-19; another on taking a more nuanced approach when dealing with population; Bill McKibben commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day; a summary of the population aspects on the first report by the Commission on …

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