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The future of whaling

Friday, 26 February 2010

The Australian Government has submitted a proposal to the International Whaling Commission, calling for a ban on whaling in the Southern Ocean and a complete end to 'scientific' whaling practices.

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Yoink! Free goods-sharing website launched

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

A free online service to help people around the world recycle and reuse unwanted, everyday items has been launched by an Australian company.

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Where did the IPCC go wrong?

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

The publication of false claims by the IPCC has been compounded by its imperious attitude, says professor of climate change Mike Hulme.

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Transitioning to a new climate campaign

Monday, 22 February 2010

With disappointments after a lacklustre Copenhagen climate conference, environment experts are urging people to support a movement called the Transition Decade.

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New organic beauty standard

Friday, 19 February 2010

A new Australian Certified Organic beauty label has been launched to help shoppers confidently make eco friendly choices when it comes to make-up and other personal care products.

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Protection for endangered sharks

Thursday, 18 February 2010

International cooperation has boosted the protection of endangered migratory sharks, following a UN-led meeting last week in the Philippines.

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'Live' foil: insulation safety inspections ordered

Thursday, 11 February 2010

The use of foil insulation under the Government's Home Insulation Program has been suspended, and every house that has had the product installed is to undergo an electrical safety inspection, it has been announced.

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Toyota launches hybrid Camry

Monday, 8 February 2010

Under the cloud of a media storm hitting Toyota over problems with its flagship Prius, the company today launched the first Australian-made hybrid, the Camry.

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Bag-free Tasmania?

Monday, 8 February 2010

Non-biodegradable plastic shopping bags would be banned across Tasmania should the Liberals come to power there, the Opposition have pledged.

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Yellow Pages goes carbon neutral

Friday, 5 February 2010

Sensis has announced its Yellow and White Pages are now certified carbon neutral through the Australian Government's Greenhouse Friendly Program.

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