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Hawksbill sea turtle

Sea turtles in grave danger from fishing, says new report

Thursday, 15 April 2010

The first-ever database characterising the effects of global fishing bycatch on marine turtles suggests that aggressive conservation action may be needed to save sea turtles.

Stitch Tomorrow founders

Repurposing fashion

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Setting up a social enterprise in your teens may seem excessively ambitious but one person's desire to ditch the status quo can have deep roots.

Cow heard

Less meat, less heat?

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Greenhouse gas emissions from meat and dairy production may not be as bad as previously thought, according to new research.

500 Collins Street

Melbourne's big green overhaul

Thursday, 1 April 2010

Sustainability is to come to the city, with the City of Melbourne announcing plans to retrofit over two third's of commercial buildings to reduce emissions.

Tiger

Wildlife protection: the good and the bad

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Threatened wildlife on land have a fighting chance against illegal trade, but marine species aren't so fortunate, following the outcome of a world wildlife conference last week.

fishing for skipjack tuna

Fishing for tuna solutions

Monday, 22 March 2010

Atlantic fleets have decimated local tuna stocks and now plunder the Pacific, source of over half the world's tuna. How can shoppers can turn the tide by making sustainable and selective choices.

Biofuels

Biofuels: an ethical solution?

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

New biofuels offer a sustainable source of energy but what about the ethical and social implications?

East Siberian Arctic Shelf

Arctic methane warming danger

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

A section of the Arctic Ocean seafloor that holds vast stores of frozen methane is showing signs of instability and widespread venting of the powerful greenhouse gas, according to new research findings.

Tuna

What's in your tuna tin?

Monday, 8 March 2010

Ever noticed that most tuna brands don't tell you which species is in the can? Greenpeace has over the weekend exposed the brands selling overfished tuna and employing problematic fishing practices, in a new guide to help navigate the shopping isles.

Composting

Composting: from worms to waste management

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Composting - it's dirty business, but an important one. Families with backyard bins and wiggly worm farms have long been doing it - now there's a push for council compost collections.

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