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Earth Hour Germany

Earth Hour reaches 134 countries

Monday, 28 March 2011

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.

Garage Sale Trail

Garage Sale Trail

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

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.

North Kimberley coastline

Last chance to stop Kimberley gas hub

Thursday, 3 March 2011

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.

Dr Smits

Callout for leaders in Borneo

Friday, 18 February 2011

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.

Happy pigs in mud

Westpork faces abuse charges, again

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

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.

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Brutal secret behind the dairy industry

Monday, 31 January 2011

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.

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Uni bans bottled water

Friday, 21 January 2011

In a world first, the University of Canberra has banned the sale of bottled water and provided retailers with a profitable environmental alternative.

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Sea Shepherd winning the battle

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have likely prevented any whales from being killed so far this year.

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Floods could impact Great Barrier Reef

Monday, 10 January 2011

The recent Queensland floods could smother parts of the Great Barrier Reef with sediments, pesticides and fertilisers.

Deforestation

The Cancún conclusion

Monday, 20 December 2010

Cancún shows international collaboration on climate change commitments is possible.

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