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Seaweed solution making waves in the quest to reverse global warming

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 4th June 2019 -  Nearly all the kelp growing along the east coast of Tasmania has been wiped out due to the rising temperatures of the world’s oceans. But scientists have discovered a way to regenerate the seaweed, and reverse global warming in the process.

Analysis

New Zealand’s ‘well-being budget’: How it hopes to improve people’s lives

Contributor, Monday, 3rd June 2019 -  Christoph Schumacher, professor of innovation and economics at Massey University, looks at whether the latest New Zealand budget earns the government’s well-being title, in this article first published in The Conversation.

New Zealand urged to create more compassionate refugee policy

Luke Michael, Monday, 27th May 2019 -  World Vision is calling on the New Zealand government to scrap refugee quota restrictions that the charity argues are discriminatory and wrong.

‘My job is slowly killing me’: UK charity workers feeling the strain

Luke Michael, Friday, 24th May 2019 -  UK charities are being urged to better protect their employees, after a survey found 80 per cent of charity workers have experienced workplace stress in the last 12 months.

NZ government under fire for ‘underwhelming’ response to welfare report

Luke Michael, Friday, 17th May 2019 -  The New Zealand government’s response to a welfare review has been slammed by community groups, who say the call to transform a broken system has been left unanswered.

Job cuts looming at Amnesty International UK

Luke Michael, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  Amnesty International says it has made a “painful and difficult decision” to cut staff as reports emerge the organisation faces a multi-million dollar hole in its budget.

Opinion

Embracing the unconventional – Shifting social purpose from bolt-on to built-in

Tara Anderson, Tuesday, 19th March 2019 -  Tara Anderson considers how we can challenge the conventional idea that profit is an end in itself, and build social purpose into the heart of business.

Australian Trust in Charities on the Rise

Luke Michael, Monday, 11th February 2019 -  Australians are becoming more trustful of charities and expect NGOs to work with other sectors to drive social change, according to the latest Edelman Trust Barometer.

Opinion

The Economic Horror

John Falzon, Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 -  If any government is serious about fighting inequality instead of boosting and buttressing it, it must start by listening to the people who bear the brunt of inequality, writes Dr John Falzon in this reflection on the rise of neoliberalism.

Challenges Within ‘Global Overhaul’ of the Economy

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 20th September 2018 -  A proposal that could see a global overhaul of the economy as we know it, with social and natural capital traded alongside financial capital, is being met with mixed reactions from experts around its benefits to society.  
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