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Monte school bans bottled water

School bans bottled water

Thursday, 29 July 2010

Over 1000 students join the ban on bottled water.

Plastiki

Plastiki docks in Sydney Harbour

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Sydney welcomed a very special boat into its harbour yesterday morning when the Plastiki  arrived – an 18.2 m catamaran made with plastic bottles.

Garrett rejects mine extension

Friday, 23 July 2010

Environment protection minister Peter Garrett has put an end to a lengthy battle for the extension of a phosphate mine on Christmas Island.

Tuna brands forced to come clean

Thursday, 22 July 2010

For the first time ever Australians are able to buy sustainable tuna according to findings released this week in the updated Greenpeace Canned Tuna Guide.

Australian and Indonesian groups call for illegal timber ban

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Social justice, environment and international development organisations have echoed an Indonesian call on the Australia Government to fulfil its 2007 election promise to ban imports of illegal timber.

Oil spill risk makes marine protection a federal election issue

Oil spill risk makes marine protection a federal election issue

Monday, 21 June 2010

Rising community and environmental concern about a lack of action to provide safeguards against the risk of large scale oil spills in Australia will be a high profile issue leading up to the federal election, Australia’s leading conservation groups said today in a joint statement.

Darwin tops sustainable cities index

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Darwin and Brisbane have beaten other capitals, but no Australian city has done well in the Australian Conservation Foundation’s first sustainable cities ranking.

Maryke Booth has been nominated for a National Landcare Award

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Maryke Booth has been nominated for a National Landcare Award for her work in developing a strong natural resource management network in the Canberra region.

Food In Focus: Tea

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

A Choice Magazine study found that 40% of teas tested contained pesticides.

Free Australian Native Plant Guide

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Free Australian Native Plant Guide - select the appropriate native plants to suit your planting objectives.

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