Environment

Agent Orange

A talk given by Dr Sue Wareham, Vice President of MAPW to the public meeting “Agent Orange: an ongoing human tragedy and an act of environmental vandalism”, organised by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom at the ACT Legislative Assembly. Friday April 27, 2012.
 

Nuclear famine: New IPPNW study shows a billion people at risk

A nuclear war anywhere in the world, using as few as 100 weapons, would disrupt the global climate and agricultural production so severely that the lives of more than a billion people would be at risk, according to research findings released overnight by MAPW's international organisation IPPNWi.

Dr Margaret Beavis

Position within MAPW: 
President
Contact: 

mjbeavis@outlook.com.au or via MAPW office, 03 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

Professional Qualifications: 
MBBS, FRACGP
Current field of medicine: 

General Practice

Special areas of interest: 
Nuclear weapons, nuclear industry, environment, human costs of war
Background: 

Dr Beavis is committed to the abolition of nuclear weapons, and the end of the hazardous nuclear industy. Her concerns for the human costs of war have led her to work as a volunteer GP with Melbourne's Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. She also has a particular interest in health and the environment, both on a global scale, and in her local community.

The Causes and Costs of War: MAPW Address, Easter 2011

Address to the Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, Easter Sunday, 24 April 2011, the day before Anzac Day. Dr Jenny Grounds, Vice President, Medical Association for Prevention of War, speaks about the human, environmental and financial costs of war, and how war should be commemorated.

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Dr Sue Wareham on the radioactive legacy of uranium sales: Canberra Times

PUBLISHED CANBERRA TIMES, 16 MARCH 2011

Deair Editor,

The catastrophe in Japan has created not only human misery and a tragic wasteland of monumental proportions, but possibly a radioactive wasteland to which many will never return. Only nuclear power can leave such a permanent mark on our fragile environment.

Sustainable Living Festival

Event Date: 
Fri, 19/02/2010 - 00:00 - Sun, 21/02/2010 - 21:00
Location: 
Melbourne

The festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing tangible solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face through interactive workshops, talks, demonstrations, artworks, exhibits, films and live performances. 

Afghanistan invasion anniversary action

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This event is now going to be at 12.00 on the Saturday following the invasion anniversary.

Sue Bolton will have the latest details: 0413 377 978

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