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World’s most endangered primate making a slow comeback

Date: 27-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
Following almost two decades of careful conservation measures, recent evidence suggests Hainan gibbon populations are slowly recovering.

Darling River showing signs of former glory after drought

Date: 26-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
After widespread and heavy rainfall late in the summer brought water to some areas of western NSW for the first time in years life is slowly returning to the region, revealing its incredible resilience.

Bike sales booming as Aussies hit the pedals

Date: 26-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
Bicycle retailers around the country have been overwhelmed with demand since coronavirus restrictions came into force and there doesn’t appear to be a let up in sight.

Great Barrier Reef divers using downtime to regenerate reef

Date: 26-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
With restrictions currently preventing standard operations, five Australian dive tour operators have pledged to work with local scientists to help restore the Great Barrier Reef through coral planting.

5 ways to get an eco-friendly canteen

Date: 25-May-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
As life begins to go back to normal, there are lots of changes we can make at home and at work to ensure we are being eco-friendly. And that includes in the school canteen!

Sydney schools join circular waste stream program that turns plastic into roads

Date: 25-May-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
Two schools on the Central Coast, north of Sydney, have joined a pilot program from the Central Coast Council and Plastic Police to turn soft plastics into roads.

Australasian Recycling Label receives top marks in international report

Date: 25-May-20
Author: Alejandra Laclette
A big tick of approval for the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL), which has been positively evaluated in a global assessment of recycling and sustainability labelling on plastic packaging.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Time for winter warmers

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Elise Catterall
With the temperature dropping and nights especially getting increasingly chillier, Elise takes a look at the eco-friendly options when it comes to heating.

Canadian prairies welcome first bison calf in over a century

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
It’s been over a century since the thundering hooves of bison were last heard in the Saskatchewan area of the Canadian grasslands, but the birth of a wild calf is giving new hope to conservationists working to rebuild populations.

Native grasslands rising from the ashes in bushfire regeneration project

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
An area of semi-natural bushland in South Australia devastated by the summer’s bushfires following 30 years of careful cultivation is showing the opportunity that can be presented by a blank slate.

Austria closes its last coal power plant

Date: 20-May-20
Author: Liam Taylor
The nation has officially ended its capacity to regularly produce electricity from coal, making it the second country in Europe to do so.

Planet Ark Power’s eleXsys technology receives funding boost from Federal Government

Date: 18-May-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
As as a recipient of the Federal Government’s Manufacturing Modernisation Fund, Planet Ark’s solar energy partner Planet Ark Power will be able to expand production of its eleXsys technology.

 

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