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Latest Stories

Bold Women Creating Positive Environmental Change

Date: 09-Mar-17
Author: Carol Warwick
How the environment impacts women and what three women are doing about it

Resilient Cities Take on Climate Change

Date: 09-Mar-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
Resilient cities around the globe are tackling everything from rising sea levels and coastal erosion, to energy and housing challenges.

Into The Wild, A Virtual Adventure to Save Rainforests

Date: 09-Mar-17
Author: Claire Bell
A virtual rainforest has taken over the ArtScience museum in Singapore. Visitors can immerse themselves in the rainforest thanks to some amazing technology which highlights the need to fight deforestation in South East Asia.

Printer Cartridges are Driving Innovation

Date: 03-Mar-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Recycled toner cartridges are part of a pioneering trial. In a world-first, recycled cartridges and tyres are being used together to produce a new roads across country Australia. The new surfacing has a low carbon footprint and last longer than normal roads.

A New Wave of Energy for Western Australia

Date: 02-Mar-17
Author: Claire Bell
In a rare example of funds being diverted from a non-renewable energy project in to a renewable one, Western Australia is to build the world's first commercial wave farm.

Is the Supermarket of the Future Plastic Free?

Date: 02-Mar-17
Author: Claire Bell
A new UK campaign could change supermarket shopping one aisle at a time with a simple idea to give consumers a choice to say no to plastic packaging.

These Googly-Eyed Garbage Gobblers Are Cleaning Our Waterways

Date: 02-Mar-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
Meet Mr Trash Wheel and Professor Trash Wheel, the anthropomorphic inventions keeping our waterways clean.

New Coral Reef Rewrites Textbooks

Date: 02-Mar-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Beneath the Amazonian Flume lies a hidden, deep and vast coral reef, and it's far richer than first thought.

14 Items You Can Recycle - But Probably Aren't (Part One)

Date: 01-Mar-17
Author: Brad Gray
Australians have embraced recycling with more than nine out of ten people recycling at home. But as the industry continues to grow and expand the range of products and materials you can recycle continues to grow. In this two-part series we showcase 14 items you can recycle - but probably aren't.

Dispose of the Disposable Coffee Cup

Date: 01-Mar-17
Author: Claire Bell
With a staggering 50,000 disposable coffee cup going into landfill in Australia every 30 minutes (yep every 30 minutes), it's time to dispose of our disposable coffee cup addiction. And to help you we're giving away 10 Planet Ark Keep Cups.

It's Time to Clean Up Australia!

Date: 28-Feb-17
Author: Claire Bell
It's that time of year when thousands of Australians head out into their local community with protective gloves and large plastic bags. Read on to find out how you can get involved in this year's Clean-up Australia Day.

Five Steps to Turn Back the Tide of Plastic

Date: 27-Feb-17
Author: Carol Warwick
Ocean plastic is a huge problem and it can feel overwhelming. But there are easy, positive actions you can take to help turn the tide of plastic. Check out this list of ideas. Find out more..


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