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New Cowarra State Forest tourism precinct to boost visitor numbers and create jobs

Date: 24-Jan-20
Author: David Rowlinson
The Cowarra state forest will soon be home to a new tourism precinct that will provide better access to existing attractions and cater for new events. The precinct will be funded by the NSW Government’s Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund, together with a financial contribution from the Forestry Corporation of New South Wales, and is expected to boost tourism in the local region.

China announces plastic bag ban

Date: 21-Jan-20
Author: Liam Taylor
The world’s biggest plastic polluter is cracking down on plastic waste as it seeks to tackle one of the nation’s most significant environmental issues.

Lord Howe woodhens back on track

Date: 21-Jan-20
Author: Liam Taylor
After requiring the introduction of a captive management program last year, Lord Howe Island’s entire population of endangered woodhens have been successfully reintroduced to the wild.

Diego: The frisky tortoise who saved a species

Date: 21-Jan-20
Author: Liam Taylor
A captive breeding program for a Galápagos tortoise has been officially brought to a close after one prolific breeder brought them back from the brink.

The Mexican go-getters with a new spin on vegan leather

Date: 21-Jan-20
Author: Liam Taylor
Two young Mexican entrepreneurs are redefining the usefulness of nopales, the iconic species of cactus commonly known as prickly pear.

Sustainability goes mainstream

Date: 16-Jan-20
Author: Lacey-Mai Shea
For business leaders, 2019 was the year sustainability moved from the fringes to the mainstream. For 2020 and beyond. it is increasingly viewed as a core business consideration rather than a nice to have, shifting from middle management to C-Suite and board level. Find out how Nespresso is embracing sustainability.

Building a circular economy in 2020 – KeepCup’s hopes and ambitions for the next decade

Date: 15-Jan-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
As leaders in the ‘reuse revolution’ – a key component of the circular economy and esteemed element of the waste hierarchy – we asked KeepCup what they have planned for the coming decade.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Maintaining hope during tragedy

Date: 14-Jan-20
Author: Elise Catterall
Elise talks through the range of emotions collective Australia is feeling in the wake of the bushfires, focusing on the importance of maintaining hope.

BPA in thermal paper officially banned in the European Union

Date: 13-Jan-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
Thermal paper containing Bisphenol A has been effectively banned in Europe this year. So what's the big deal with BPA and what do we need to know?

All-Indigenous firefighting crews to aid in bushfire recovery and prevention

Date: 13-Jan-20
Author: Liam Taylor
The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has created the state’s first all-Indigenous crews of firefighters in response to the recent devastating bushfires.

E-bikes to become the transport of the twenties

Date: 13-Jan-20
Author: Liam Taylor
A new study making predictions on the next decade of trends in technology, media and telecommunications is calling e-bikes the next big thing in transport.

Arts and crafts coming to the fore in wake of bushfires

Date: 13-Jan-20
Author: Liam Taylor
Australia’s recent bushfires have left a trail of devastation in their wake, but one of the bright spots to emerge is the compassion of volunteers towards injured wildlife.


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