Environment

Beyond grassroots

The introduction of genetically modified foods into Australia was heralded as an opportunity to increase efficiency and reduce water usage. However, skepticism in the community has encouraged residents to take matters into their own backyards. Donal Shiel reports.

The good fighter

Veteran environmentalist Federico Rossignoli once chained himself to a tree to help stop the damning of the Franklin River and risked his life handling deadly snakes. Christian Lagos reports.