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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Letter to the Coalition from David Shearman

    Honorary Secretary David Shearman, who co-authored an Open Letter to the Prime Minister instigated by Tony McMichael and Steve Leeder that was recently published in the MJA, has this week written to every Coalition Senator and Member, asking them to urgently consider the issues raised in the Open Letter…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 21 August 2014 - Joy
  • Open letter to the Hon Tony Abbott MP

    The following open letter written by 12 eminent Australian medical and health scientists to the Prime Minister urging him to include human induced climate change and its serious health consequences on the agenda for this years G20 meeting in Brisbane has been published in the Medical Journal of Australia…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 08 August 2014 - Joy
  • Anglesea coal power should close

    The following open letter was published in the Geelong Advertiser, 4th August 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. Doctors for the Environment Australia requests no company makes an offer to Alcoa to purchase either the Anglesea coal mine or power station. Alcoa’s…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication | 05 August 2014 - Joy
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