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A record 134 countries and territories participated in the 2011 Earth Hour event on Saturday 26 March. Conceived in Australia five years ago, the event has become the largest voluntary action to be observed for the environment.
The first Garage Sale Trail held last year in Sydney beachside suburb Bondi saw more than 125 garage sales – this year it’s going national! Register and name your garage sale, or check out where sales are happening near you on April 10.
Premier of Western Australia, Colin Barnett, looks likely to approve a refinery and industrial port for liquid natural gas at James Price Point, just north of Broome in the Kimberley.
Project Borneo is looking for ten adventurous, passionate and courageous leaders (aged 18 - 35) to feature in a 3D film and a six part TV series.
One of Australia's biggest pork producers, Westpork, is facing over 30 charges of alleged animal cruelty. This is the second time the piggery, based north of Perth, has been charged under the Animal Welfare Act 2002.
Many of us don't give a second thought to where the milk in our latte or the cheese in our sandwich comes from.
But as the saying goes, there's a little bit of meat in every drop of milk. Behind the dairy industry lies a brutal secret: the 700,000 or so "bobby calves" slaughtered each year in this country at as young as five days of age.
In a world first, the University of Canberra has banned the sale of bottled water and provided retailers with a profitable environmental alternative.
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have likely prevented any whales from being killed so far this year.
The recent Queensland floods could smother parts of the Great Barrier Reef with sediments, pesticides and fertilisers.