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Eat or Extract - Farming versus Mining in NT and Australia

Tuesday 27 March 2012

Strategic Futurist Marcus Barber chats with Vicki Kerrigan on ABC Radio Darwin about the challenges facing the Northern Territory, the farming and mining sectors. In summing up the emerging signs of a clash between agricultural uses of land and land use for resource and mining needs, Marcus uses the phrase 'Eat or Extract' as the hard decision points we face.

You can download the 5min MP3 file here - 'Eat or Extract? - Farming versus Mining' on ABC Radio Darwin Vicki Kerrigan with futurist Marcus Barber


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