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Climate competition for students

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

A new competition is encouraging young Australians of all ages to become involved in spreading the word about climate change.

Biodiversity

A call to put a value on biodiversity

Friday, 21 May 2010

Without radical action to conserve Earth's biodiversity, economies, livelihoods and lives are at severe risk, according to a report released by the UN last week.

Margaret River Oil Exploration Gets Go-Ahead

Margaret River oil exploration gets go-ahead

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Against the backdrop of the worsening Louisiana Oil spill and a sustained community backlash, Australian Resources Minister Martin Ferguson has approved the new Margaret River Oil lease, putting at risk unique marine life in WA’s southwest.

cans

Government accused of go-slow on national cash for cans scheme

Monday, 17 May 2010

The Federal Government has been accused of "stuffing around" in relation to a national container deposit scheme, the time is now say environmental experts.

Honey, we need to recycle that, er, eco resort

Monday, 3 May 2010

An Australian Government initiative, in partnership with a travel company, is raising the eco-consciousness bar – by recycling an entire resort.

urban salinity damage

A salty problem for urban houses

Monday, 3 May 2010

The Murray-Darling River Basin has had its fair share of salinity problems, but it seems that salty issues are affecting homes as well.

Vertical farming on the horizon

Friday, 30 April 2010

The future of the planet's agriculture doesn't belong to the soil and the fields — it is destined for the skies.

Whale tail

The big benefits of whale poo

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

They're big animals and they're playing a big part. Australian research has revealed whale droppings a key to healthy seas.

Hawksbill sea turtle

Sea turtles in grave danger from fishing, says new report

Thursday, 15 April 2010

The first-ever database characterising the effects of global fishing bycatch on marine turtles suggests that aggressive conservation action may be needed to save sea turtles.

Stitch Tomorrow founders

Repurposing fashion

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Setting up a social enterprise in your teens may seem excessively ambitious but one person's desire to ditch the status quo can have deep roots.

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