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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.

Epson Printing on the Right Paper

Date: 03-Apr-17
Author: Reese Malcolm
Long-term 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' partner join growing list of leading companies adopting 100% recycled Planet Ark Paper

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?

Rock-Wallabies Fighting Back

Date: 30-Mar-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Threatened species found in small corner of the world fights back.

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

Date: 29-Mar-17
Author: Brad Gray
In the second part of this article we look at seven more items that most Australians could be recycling - but probably aren't

Scientists Use Tasmanian Devil's Immune System to Beat Cancer

Date: 23-Mar-17
Author: Carol Warwick
Australian scientists are using live cancer cells to treat Tasmanian devils infected with the deadly Devil Facial Tumour Disease, with positive results.

Sending Packages Using Green Logistics

Date: 23-Mar-17
Author: Claire Bell
Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world's largest mail and logistics company, has announced ambitious new targets to reduce all logistics-related emissions to net zero by the year 2050.

Wood - Nature Inspired Design Report Launched on World Wood Day

Date: 23-Mar-17
Author: David Rowlinson
To coincide with World Wood Day 2017, Planet Ark has completed a new report - Wood - Nature Inspired Design - which highlights the importance of using wood to enhance the planet's health as well as our own.

Sweet Plan to End Deforestation Announced by Cocoa Industry

Date: 23-Mar-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Nestlé, Mars and 10 other leading chocolate companies come together to tackle deforestation in the global cocoa supply chain.

 

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