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Bob Brown steps down as Sea Shepherd chairman

Bob Brown.

Former Australian Greens leader has stood down as chairman of anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd.

Bob Brown to lead Sea Shepherd

Bob Brown

Andrew Darby The former Greens leader will be at the helm of this season's Antarctic campaign against Japanese whalers.

Bob Brown lauds next generation

Andrew Darby Bob Brown has underscored his shift from Greens leader to environmental father-figure with the awarding of a series of eponymous prizes to young leaders in the movement.

Bob Brown refused entry to Rwanda

Bob Brown

Kristian Silva Former federal Greens leader Bob Brown has been banned from entering Rwanda, after the African nation's government cited 'contradictory messages' in his visa application.

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Bob Brown: what I really think of Rudd

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Lacking maturity and experience: Greens Leader Bob Brown's candid assessment of Kevin Rudd.

Bob Brown: what I really think of Rudd

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Lacking maturity and experience: Green's leader Bob Brown's verdict on the PM.

Bob Brown declares a 'Greenslide'

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Bob Brown, the leader of the Greens, declares a 'Greenslide' at the federal election, after they won around 12 per cent of the primary vote.

Bob Brown: war strategy wrong

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Greens leader Bob Brown explains why he thinks the allies Afghanistan strategy is wrong.

Great ideas needed to fulfil Gough Whitlam's vision

Lasting legacy: Gough Whitlam in 1974.

John Elder Under the banner ``It's Time'', Gough Whitlam came to power as a one-man liberating army with a reform program so vast it was almost omnivorous.

A life in fiction; how the publishing industry is faring

Twin peaks: Gabrielle Lord says she is blessed writing YA novels and crime books.

Sonia Harford With the GFC, tighter advances and that pesky e-publishing issue it's not all lazy days and easy living for authors or their publishers reports Sonia Harford.

Saving the environment through the back door

Clive Palmer

, The eventual repeal of the carbon tax on Thursday, after the delay and confusion caused by Clive Palmer and his senators, was a badly needed win for the government.

UNESCO rejects 'feeble' Abbott government bid to wind back protection of Tasmanian forests

Members of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community looking over forests in the Florentine Valley in southern Tasmania.

Andrew Darby World Heritage Committee took just seven minutes to summarily dismiss the Abbott government's bid to wind back protection from Tasmanian forests.

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Undercover: news from the book world

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Susan Wyndham News and views on books, writers and publishing.

Activitists on tail of fleeing Japanese whaling ship

MINKES AWAIT PROCESSING ON JAPANESE FACTORY SHIP NISSHIN MARU.

Andrew Darby Activist ships were clinging grimly to the wake of the Japanese factory ship, Nisshin Maru, after it was caught butchering minke whales in the Antarctic.

Sea Shepherd 'vindicated' after court upholds whaling ban

Three dead minke whales lie on the deck of the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru.

Jessica Wright Activists celebrate success of decade-long, anti-whaling campaign.

Anti-whaling skipper poses problem over arrest notice

December 2, 2012
Captain Paul Watson rejoins the SSS Steve Irwin to command the 
Sea Shepherd fleet during Operation Zero Tolerance

Andrew Darby A DIPLOMATIC headache is developing for the federal government as ground is laid for the wanted Sea Shepherd leader, Paul Watson, to come ashore in Australia.

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Brown joins anti-whalers

Bob Brown

Andrew Darby Former Greens leader Bob Brown has been appointed a director of Sea Shepherd Australia in a bid to ensure the safety of the anti-whaling group's leader, Paul Watson.

Greens MPs congratulate hoaxer whose deceit triggered sharemarket turmoil

Jonathan Swan, Judith Ireland, Damien Bright THE Greens leader, Senator Christine Milne, has endorsed a controversial hoax by an anti-coal activist, saying his actions were ''part of a long and proud history of civil disobedience, potentially...

Greens go out on a limb, but will it hold them?

Christine Milne(Federal Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens) , Lee Rhiannon ( Greens senator).

Judith Ireland When the Greens senator Lee Rhiannon hit ''send'' on a tweet this week, congratulating the activist Jonathan Moylan for his hoax against Whitehaven Coal, the Twittersphere held its breath.