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Australia's weak submission to Copenhagen Accord

Friday, 29 January 2010

Emissions reduction targets from around the world are set to be submitted to the Copenhagen Accord this weekend - but Australia has come to the table with a rather disappointing goal.

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Game on! Help protect Australia's coast

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

A new online game, following the adventures of an endangered seal, is helping draw attention to the need for designated marine sanctuaries around Australia's coast.

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And the winners are...

Monday, 25 January 2010

The winners of this year's Australian of the Year awards have been announced, and among the honourees is one eco-proud NSW woman.

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Australian of the Year Awards 2010

Friday, 22 January 2010

Several eco-conscious Aussies are in the running for this year's Australian of the Year Awards. From researchers and campaigners to entrepreneurs, find out who's who.

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Perth CBD now good enough to eat

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Perth residents have welcomed a new, sustainably-designed addition to their inner CBD, with the opening of the unique 'Greenhouse' bar.

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Elimate Christmas food waste: National Leftovers Day

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

With Christmas upon us, Australian shoppers are in a food-buying frenzy - spending around $7.6 billion on food in December alone. Yet a great deal of the items we buy this season will be wasted.

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World's Biggest Relief Package

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

What do you buy someone who has everything? Something for someone who has nothing...

Rudd and Wong at Copenhagen Conference

Copenhagen a failure, green groups say

Monday, 21 December 2009

The closing of the Copenhagen climate talks has left many green groups and climate experts cold, and with fears that global ambition is simply too low to tackle the mounting problem of climate change.

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Trouble at sea for anti-whaling crew

Monday, 21 December 2009

The Steve Irwin ship - out on the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's most recent Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign - has hit trouble, with reports of a Japanese security ship illegally tailing the crew and firing a "military class weapon" at their helicopter.

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Bag ban, container recycling and more for NT

Friday, 18 December 2009

The Northern Territory has today announced a ban on single-use plastic bags, the introduction of a 'Cash for Containers' scheme and a host of other green initiatives, with plans to reduce total carbon emissions by 60 per cent of 2007 levels by 2050.

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