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Desertification Australia and the perfect storm

Its time to implement an Australian Sovereign Wealth Fund by Adam Willson 29th October 2018 Across Australia we are seeing the effects of more and more extreme drought. The landscape is drying up rapidly, rivers are running well below expectations and aquifers are shrinking at record rates. Trees are dying, pastures are disappearing and the...

Small is beautiful – a taste of organics in northern Italy

Small is beautiful – a taste of organics in northern Italy by Adam Willson The last two weeks has been an inspiring period as we have spent valuable time getting to know quality organic producers in Northern Italy. So often farmers are bombarded with the phrase “get big or get out” but have we really...

Post Paris – COP21

- how can Australia take action on climate change The recent UN Climate Change Conference in Paris has left Australia highly castigated for not doing enough. Despite the international back slapping over coming to an agreement that global temperatures should not exceed 2 degrees celsius, there is a chronic shortage of detail on what to...