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The killing of a river

Competing economic interests are draining all life from Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin. Can environmental personhood save it?

Aerial view of the Murray River at the NSW and Victoria border in Australia.
The Murray River at the border of NSW and Victoria in Australia. Image credit: iStock

The Murray-Darling Basin is the largest and most complex river system in Australia. For tens of thousands of years, it has been enabling and sustaining cultural, social, environmental, spiritual, and economic life…

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Andrea Hoymann

Andrea Hoymann

german expat in Australia | writes about climate change, marketing, books & big ideas | head of strategy at brandchemistry.com.au | editor at Climate Conscious