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How one couple created a rainforest sanctuary from desolation

Date: 25-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
In a fantastic example of the power of the individual, or in this case two individuals, a couple has successfully transformed the fortunes of a patch of land that had been completely deforested.

UK leading the developed world in emissions legislation

Date: 25-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
The UK led the world during the industrial revolution, a period where greenhouse gas emissions skyrocketed. Now the nation is committing to leading the way to a greener future.

International environmental agency committed to conservation in Australia

Date: 25-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
One of the most significant wetland ecosystems in the Riverina area of south-western New South Wales will be reserved for conservation in the largest purchase of private land for such purposes in Australia’s history.

Public transport that provides more than one public good

Date: 25-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A fleet of pollution-reducing buses are being rolled out in the UK city of Southampton in a bid to improve air quality.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Single use is still an issue

Date: 18-Jun-19
Author: Elise Catterall
Elise celebrates the success of action on single-use plastics so far, while reminding us there is still so much to be done.

Mr Titmarsh and the Magna Carta mangrove

Date: 18-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A cattle farmer from south-east Queensland decided to have a mangrove tree on his property carbon dated and the study yielded some very surprising results.

A 'dose' of nature to cure your ailments

Date: 18-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
New research shows there are significant benefits to time spent in nature, even if you are just soaking it up.

Some wart ointment with your plastic bag?

Date: 18-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A Canadian supermarket has come up with a creative campaign urging customers to reconsider their need for plastic bag involving one of the most powerful behaviour change emotions: shame.

Based in Victoria? Update your details ahead of the e-waste to landfill ban

Date: 12-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
The Victorian ban on e-waste to landfill will come into effect from 1 July, 2019. If your recycling business operates in Victoria, make sure the details of what you accept for recycling is up to date to help consumers find your services.

Thank you for participating in the Business Recycling User Survey

Date: 12-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A big thank you to all those who participated in the Business Recycling User Survey. The many responses received will help us ensure that we address the concerns most relevant to users and provide the most valuable service possible.

Planet Ark partners with Alliance Paper to provide safer paper products to Aussie businesses

Date: 12-Jun-19
Author: Rachael Ridley
Planet Ark is proud to announce our partnership with Alliance Paper. The collaboration will encourage businesses to choose safer paper products for our health and the environment.

Planet Ark meets Australia's new environment minister

Date: 12-Jun-19
Author: Liam Taylor
The Hon. Sussan Ley visited Planet Ark on Wednesday last week to celebrate World Environment Day and announce government support for our newest project, the National Circular Economy Hub & Marketplace.

 

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