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: 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.


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: 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.

Phone recycling

Recycle your phone? Yes, 'You Can'

Monday, 1 March 2010

With Australians hanging on to over 20 million no longer used mobile phones, a new campaign has been launched to encourage phone recycling - saving waste, recovering and reusing resources and raising money for a good cause.

Renewable energy

Renewable Energy Target changes

Monday, 1 March 2010

Changes to the Government’s Renewable Energy Target scheme, announced last week, have been welcomed by green groups and industry as a step in the right direction to achieving Australia’s 2020 renewable energy target.


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.

Using Yoink

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.


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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