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Nominations for Melbourne Awards Now Open

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

The Awards recognise significant achievements in the areas of Environmental Sustainability, Community and Profile — celebrating those who contribute to the social, economic and sustainable benefit of Melbourne.

How do you use the outdoor places in your community?

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Macquarie University is researching how residents of the Ryde community value and use the
outdoor places available to them, and they could use your help

Farm for Sydney Park

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Farmer’s markets, a kitchen for cooking lessons and a hundred fruit trees will delight Sydneysiders at the City of Sydney’s City Farm.

The Low Down on Lomborg

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Last week’s announcement that the University of Western Australia would no longer house Bjorn Lomborg’s ‘Consensus Centre’ was a fantastic outcome for science. However, the fact that the Centre is still trying to establish itself in Australia is deeply troubling.

Martin Place smokers to “butt out”

Monday, 11 May 2015

A smoking ban in Martin Place will begin on 11 May as part of a City of Sydney trial to improve health and reduce environmental impacts from cigarettes in the popular public space.

Black Rhino Calf Arrives at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Friday, 8 May 2015

Taronga Western Plains Zoo is thrilled to announce the arrival of a male Black Rhino calf.

Greenpeace India faces shutdown in one month

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival following a government crackdown.

Aussie tuna transformation a consumer success story

Monday, 4 May 2015

For the first time ever the majority of tuna brands on Australian supermarket shelves have converted to sourcing from environmentally responsible fishing methods that avoid needlessly killing marine life like sharks, turtles, small whales and juvenile tuna, according to the 2015 Greenpeace canned tuna ranking.

World’s First Public Testing for Monsanto’s Glyphosate Begins

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The testing will allow everyone who wants to know whether or not, and to what extent, they personally have been exposed to glyphosate.

Six Sustainable Design Stars for UTS' new building

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Six prized stars for sustainable design have been awarded to the third major building in the University of
Technology Sydney’s billion-dollar City Campus Master Plan by the Green Building Council of Australia.

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