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7 March 2018

SPA newsletter 131 – March 2018

In this edition you will find a worrying article by eminent bio-ecologist William Rees about how we humans are blind to imminent biological collapse. Another paper compares two important studies on Australians’ attitudes to immigration.There’s news of SPA trustee, Dr Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe, winning an AM in the Australia Day honours list and a tribute to …

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5 December 2017

SPA newsletter 130 – Dec 2017

In this issue you will find a report on the ‘second warning to humanity’ by over 15,000 scientists, a similar one to that issued in 1992 but more serious as the situation is now worse. There is also the summary of the Australian Population Research Institute (TAPRI) study that finds Australians are tired of the …

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10 September 2017

SPA newsletter 129 – Sept 2017

Contents Colin Butler on slowing migration Bob Birrell on the visa reset Bob Kinnaird on the visa reset Jenny Goldie book review Branch reports Treasurer’s report to the AGM President’s snippets Sept SPA 129.pdf

7 June 2017

SPA newsletter 128 – Jun 2017

ContentsJenny Goldie reflects on 29 years of SPAJames Ward et al on the decoupling delusionWilliam Rees on the wages of self-delusionVale Bryan FurnassBook reviews June SPA 128.pdf

7 March 2017

SPA newsletter 127 – Mar 2017

P1: Birrell & Kinnaird on migration P3: Jenny Goldie farewells Tony Morgan P4: Gaffney & Steffen on the Anthropocene P6: Art auction P7: Book review P8: Jenny Goldie reflects on Doug Cox P10: Branch reports P12: President’s snippet March SPA 127.pdf

12 December 2016

SPA newsletter 126 – Dec 2016

Leith van Onselen on migration   Jason Hickel on degrowth   Katharine Betts on ageing   Book reviews   Vale Doug Cocks   December-SPA-2016.pdf

3 September 2016

SPA newsletter 125 – Sep 2016

Ted Trainer against tech-fix faith Katharine Betts on politics and population growth Sandra Knack on World Population Day Jane O’Sullivan on population projections Jenny Goldie book reviews SPA_Sep2016_125 FInal.pdf

30 May 2016

SPA newsletter 124 – Jun 2016

SPA newsletter No. 124, June 2016. This issue contains articles by: Kelvin Thomson Jane O’Sullivan Samuel Alexander There are also book reviews by Jenny Goldie and John Coulter.   SPA Jun2016 no124 colour.pdf

1 March 2016

SPA newsletter 123 – Mar 2016

In this issue you will find a full analysis of SPA’s groundbreaking survey of Australia’s attitudes to population growth. There are articles also on climate change and two book reviews: “Killing the Koala and Poisoning the Prairie” and “Climate, Fire and Human Evolution”. nl201603_123.pdf

6 December 2015

SPA newsletter 122 – Dec 2015

Simon Ross of UK’s Population Matters explains why apparently progressive people fail to understand the significance of population pressures   Report on National Science Week debate Can Science Save Humanity?   Professor Mark Beeson looks at the current mass population movements from the Middle-East and Africa and asks Is This the End of Western Europe? …

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