Published three times a year, Chain Reaction is the national magazine of Friends of the Earth, Australia. Published since 1975, Chain Reaction has built up a loyal audience and earned a reputation as a progressive magazine at the forefront of environmental and social debates in Australia. You can read a short history of Chain Reaction here.
Latest issue: Chain Reaction #132, April 2018
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- FoE Australia News
- The movements of the Australian environment movement ‒ Cam Walker
- Why do Chinese workers matter? ‒ Andrew Taylor
- Documents reveal FSANZ misled minister regarding the safety and legality of nanoparticles in baby formula ‒ Jeremy Tager
- The failure of a forestry giant's carbon offset project in Uganda ‒ Kristen Lyons
- Postcapitalising post carbon for the win ‒ Karun Cowper
- CSIRO planning US military funded genetic extinction experiments in Western Australia ‒ Louise Sales
- Australia could become the first country in the world to deregulate genetically modified animals ‒ Louise Sales
- Brisbane celebrating 50 years of direct action for civil liberties ‒ Robin Taubenfeld
- Our chance to cut Victoria's emissions ‒ Zianna Fuad
- Victoria's Emissions Reduction Targets: A Primer
- Clean Coal LOL ... but carbon capture and storage off Ninety Mile Beach is no laughing matter ‒ Catherine Hearse
- The Federal Coalition's climate failure: An overview ‒ Leigh Ewbank
- The love and loss of Granite Mountain forest ‒ Darcy M. Hesse
- VicForests facing charges of illegal rainforest logging
- Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel #2 ‒ Daniel Bowen
- War is Peace! Good guys with guns ‒ Robin Taubenfeld
- Uranium industry slumps, nuclear power dead in the water
- Australian nuclear battles, and victoriesUranium industry slumps, nuclear power dead in the water ‒ Jim Green
- My story of Students of Sustainability ‒ Cam Villani and Stephan Encisco
- The ongoing Gippsland Lakes debacle ‒ Anthony Amis
- Cassowaries in the Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland ‒ Ingrid Marker
- Retrosuburbia: the downshifters guide to a resilient future
- Janesville, Wisconsin ‒ rebuilding after the closure of General Motors
- Catching Thunder: The Sea Shepherd's hunt for illegal fishers
- The Interdependent Organization – The Path to a More Sustainable Enterprise
- Ecofeminism as Politics: Nature, Marx and the Postmodern
- Women and Power: A Manifesto
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Issues #97 (2006) to #127 (2016) are posted here.
Old issues from 1975 to 1994 are posted here.
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