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Seabin

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Humble Aussie invention could help to rid oceans of growing plastic problem.

The Project's Bid to Ban the Bag

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
Plastic bags are one of the biggest sources of pollution on the planet. The good news is, there's an easy solution.

South Australia Leading the Way on Renewable Energy Target

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
South Australia is light year's ahead of reaching the state's 2025 renewable energy target.

Travel Companies Put Kindness Before Profit in Animal Tourism

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Elise Catterall
Most tourists who visit captive animal attractions do so with little or no awareness of the detrimental impact on the animals involved. Now travel companies are taking a stand.

Brock Commons - Mass Wood for the Masses

Date: 18-Apr-17
Author: David Rowlinson
Canada's Brock Commons will soon be the tallest modern timber building in the world. The project's architect Russell Acton (pictured to the right of Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia) says the building demonstrates a way for mass wood to be brought to the masses.

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

 

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