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Latest Stories


Thousands of Birds Descend Upon Inland Lakes

Date: 13-Apr-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Flooded rivers and lakes create new haven for water birds prompting rare migration.

This South Australian School Has Plans to Eliminate Campus Waste Bins in Seven Years

Date: 13-Apr-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
Students from Immanuel Primary School in Adelaide have set a bold new goal to reduce the entire school's waste to one wheelie bin per week.

The Pollution Reducing Billboard

Date: 13-Apr-17
Author: Marty Middlebrook
Billboards are generally used to sell products but Toyota has set up 37 billboards in San Francisco and Los Angeles designed to clean vehicle pollution from the air.

Australia's Biggest E-Waste Processing Plant to Open

Date: 13-Apr-17
Author: Carol Warwick
The South Australian Government has welcomed the development of a mega e-waste facility in Port Pirie.

GP Super Clinic - a Stunning Example of Nature Connected Design

Date: 11-Apr-17
Author: David Rowlinson
Wilson Architects' design for the new GP Super Clinic in Caboolture is a stunning example of nature connected design. Unlike institutional designs traditionally employed by clinics, the facility features vertical gardens, fish ponds and an atrium to foster a feeling of healing and respite.

Trees Help Beat Urban Heat

Date: 06-Apr-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
A new initiative in Sydney's Western Suburbs is using trees as a remedy to rising electricity bills. Find out more...

Chile's National Parks Expand by 10 Million Acres

Date: 06-Apr-17
Author: Carol Warwick
Former Patagonia CEO has struck a landmark deal with the Chilean government to protect parkland and habitat

Indigenous Communities Embrace Renewable Energy

Date: 06-Apr-17
Author: Laura Chalk
How the exorbitant cost of power drove elders together to tackle fossil fuels head-on.

How A Music Festival Convinced 1400 To Take Their Rubbish Home

Date: 06-Apr-17
Author: Marty Middlebrook
Music Festivals are synonymous with excess, alcohol, rubbish and mud. The "Festival called Panama" held in Tasmania has turned that around with a zero waste result.

Old Televisions Converted to Bee Hotels

Date: 30-Mar-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
A Queensland woman is using retro televisions in a novel attempt to bring native bees back to suburban areas.

What if Rivers Could Sue?

Date: 30-Mar-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Rivers in New Zealand and India given same legal rights as human beings

Access to Nature Should be a Human Right - Report

Date: 30-Mar-17
Author: Marty Middlebrook
A new report shows that lack of access to nature is linked to health inequality. Is nature a human right?

 

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