DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Registration for iDEA15 is now open: network, learn and get inspired!

    Book now to get your Early Bird discount and to secure your place- last year’s conference sold out!     On the weekend of  14-15 March 2015, Doctors for the Environment Australia will be taking over the Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium, University of…

    Read More | Filed in: | 26 September 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Save our planet to save ourselves

    "We are, as the former president of the Royal Society, Lord Martin Rees, insightfully put it, 'destroying the book of life before we’ve even read it'”. Dr George Crisp WA Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia A LAMENTABLE situation echoed by major scientific organisations,…

    Read More | Filed in: | 22 October 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Doctors and medical students make a stand on Divestment Day

    Members from Doctors for the Environment Australia and Australian Medical Students Association will close their accounts with the Big Four banks, or notify these financial institutions of their intention to do so, on Divestment Day this coming Saturday. There will be Divestment Day community events…

    Read More | Filed in: | 17 October 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Letter to the Prime Minister 16-10-14

    Dear Prime Minister,  We are writing to strongly reject your statements made on Monday 13 October regarding coal mining. There is no justification for the pronouncement that “coal is good for humanity”. It is in direct contradiction to all the available…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 16 October 2014 - Joy
  • Tony McMichael, his contribution to DEA and an appreciation of his life

    Tony McMichael died on 26th September. There will be many tributes to his life and work nationally and internationally which will document his books, papers, awards, involvement with the World Health Organization, his election to the US National Academy of Sciences and many other achievements. …

    Read More | Filed in: | 29 September 2014 - Joy
  • Ditch the screen for the green

    This article by DEA Biodiversity sub-committee Convenor, Dimity Williams, was published in Medical Observer 26th August 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. Many of these problems are the consequence of a sedentary lifestyle with kids today spending much of their time in a box,…

    Read More | Filed in: | 02 September 2014 - Dr Dimity Williams
  • Letter to Mr Richard Warburton, Chair, Renewable Energy Target Review

    Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) Chair, Professor Kingsley Faulkner wrote to Mr Richard Warburton, Chair of the Renewable Endergy Target Review to express DEA's concern about the process and expected outcomes of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) Review. See letter attached....

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 27 August 2014 - Joy
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