Browsing Archives of Author »Benjamin Habib«

Thank You Albury-Wodonga!

November 14, 2012

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BY BEN HABIB. As many of you are aware, my family and I will soon be leaving Albury-Wodonga.  I have been redeployed to La Trobe University’s Melbourne campus as part of a broader organisational restructure within the LTU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  We leave with sadness, having met many interesting people and made […]

Poverty, Human Security and Sustainability: Tanzania Case Study

November 3, 2012

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BY MARTIN DICKENS. It is through addressing poverty and livelihood security that states then develop the capacity to capitalise on sustainable growth opportunities. On a global level, the imbalance between the environment and human activities are surmised under the Tragedy of the Commons concept, where common natural resources are effectively exploited by international power groups […]

Event Noticeboard: OzGreen Youth Congress — Youth Leading the World

October 25, 2012

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An Analytic Summary of Republican & Democrat Climate Change Policy in the Lead-up to the 2012 US Election

October 18, 2012

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BY LISA TUCK. — Introduction The climate change policies implemented by the United States of America are of particular importance due to the nation’s status as the global hegemonic power. Although in current times this power is waning, the United States retains much of its symbolic influence as the ‘leader of the free world’. In […]

North Korea’s New Light Water Nuclear Reactor: A Proliferation Risk?

September 5, 2012

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BY BEN HABIB. North Korea has recommenced construction of an experimental light water nuclear reactor (LWR) at its nuclear facility at Yongbyon, with completion slated for late 2013.  The Kim regime has previously stated that the new LWR and its already operational uranium enrichment facility at Yongbyon are intended for electric power generation and not […]

Presentation to Wodonga Council Youth Leadership Program: ‘Influencing Large Organisations as an Outsider’

August 30, 2012

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BY BEN HABIB. Albury-Wodonga is blessed with many young people doing great things for the community, not just in academia but across a range of industries and interest areas. On Wednesday 29th August 2012 I was invited to give a presentation to talented local young people in the Wodonga Council Youth Leadership Program on the topic […]