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A Big Win For The Northern Territory Environment

Date: 25-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
Yesterday landmark Environmental legislation was passed in the Northern Territory Parliament - banning plastic bags and introducing a container deposit scheme.

A Big Win For The Northern Terriorty Environment

Date: 25-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
Yesterday landmark Environmental legislation was passed in the Northern Territory Parliament - banning plastic bags and introducing a container deposit scheme.

UK forest Sale Plan Scrapped After Outcry - World Environment News

Date: 22-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The British government on Thursday scrapped its controversial plans to sell the bulk of England's publicly owned forests after intense public opposition.

Global Solar Power Growth Doubled In 2010 - World Environment News

Date: 22-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The world added about 16 gigawatts of new solar photovoltaic (PV) power in 2010, double the growth seen a year earlier, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association told Reuters on Monday.

EU Seeks Stricter Rules For E-Waste - World Environment News

Date: 04-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The European Parliament proposed stricter rules on Thursday to halt what has become Europe's fastest growing type of waste: discarded mobile phones, computers and other electronic devices.

EU Seeks Stricter Rules For E-Waste - World Environment News

Date: 04-Feb-11
Author: Lucy Band
The European Parliament proposed stricter rules on Thursday to halt what has become Europe's fastest growing type of waste: discarded mobile phones, computers and other electronic devices.

Flood Recovery Initiative Call for Help

Date: 31-Jan-11
Author: Lucy Band
Conservation Volunteers is Australia's leader in coordinating volunteer involvement in environment protection and repair. Not surprisingly, they are receiving an unprecedented number of requests for help in the aftermath of Australia's biggest natural disaster. They are urgently seeking help to support the flood-devastated communities in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales. Read on to find out how you can lend a helping hand.

Recycling scheme for flood-damaged ink cartridges

Date: 28-Jan-11
Author: Zhi Yan
Special sized 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' collection bags have been set-up in specific Officeworks outlets in Queensland so that businesses, in particular, can drop off flood-damaged printer cartridge supplies for recycling.

Be Aware. Buy Aware and Save the Orangutans.

Date: 13-Jan-11
Author: Lucy Band
Orangutan adoptions, orangutan orphanages, forest rehabilitation and community rangers are just some of the projects you can help support through Planet Ark's Palm Oil Free Campaign. Read on to find out more.

Be Aware. Buy Aware and Save the Orangutans.

Date: 12-Jan-11
Author: Lucy Band
Orangutan adoptions, orangutan orphanages, forest rehabilitation and community rangers are just some of the projects you can help support through Planet Ark's Palm Oil Free Campaign. Read on to find out more.

Indonesia Divided Over Forest Moratorium

Date: 07-Jan-11
Author: Lucy Band
Indonesia's government is still trying to thrash out the details of a two-year moratorium on forest clearing under a $1 billion climate deal with Norway, leading it to miss a planned January 1 start and continued uncertainty for plantation firms.

Win a signed surfboard

Date: 21-Dec-10
Author: Michelle Cook
Planet Ark is giving you the chance to win a surfboard signed by our ambassador Layne Beachley

 

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