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The teenage boy saving fish from drought by hand

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A 13-year-old boy from the drought-stricken town of Tenterfield in New South Wales’ far north is going above and beyond by saving native fish by hand.

The world first “shark curtain” on Western Australia’s coastline

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
An electromagnetic shark deterrent will be installed this week at the iconic Busselton Jetty in the south-west of Western Australia.

Italy makes climate change education mandatory in schools

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
Italy will make learning about climate change a compulsory part of the education curriculum from next year in a move that makes it the first country worldwide to do so.

Bringing back the beauty of darkness

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
The Netherlands has launched a national campaign encouraging citizens to turn out the lights and embrace the darkness.

Have yourselves a sustainable little Christmas

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Elise Catterall
Internet searches for terms like ‘eco-friendly Christmas’, ‘sustainable Christmas’, and ‘environmentally friendly Christmas’ have peaked this year at an all-time high, so here's a guide to ensure you have your most sustainable holiday season ever.

Top 6 holiday tips from RecyclingNearYou

Date: 10-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
We know what you searched for last summer. But don’t fear, the only killer here is poor recycling habits!

Five things you shouldn't put in the recycling bin - ever!

Date: 06-Dec-19
Author: Claire Bell
We recently heard first hand from the people who run the facilities that sort your kerbside recycling concerning the big problem waste materials they receive over the holiday season. There are items that cause major issues when put in the recycling bin and in some cases can even be dangerous.

Australia’s largest marathon uses RecycleMe to divert thousands of cups from landfill

Date: 06-Dec-19
Author: Rachael Ridley
At this year’s Melbourne Marathon, the official sustainability partner of the event, Detpak, helped improve its environmental impact by supplying recyclable cups.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - 20 actions for an eco-friendly summer

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Elise Catterall
With bushfires ravaging the country and causing anxiety about our natural environment, Elise looks at simple actions we can take to have an eco-friendly summer.

Iconic bird of prey returns to Britain

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
A group of conservationists hopes the release of six eaglets on the Isle of Wight could help bring Britain’s largest bird of prey back to the skies.

The potato museum that could help us fight hunger in a changing climate

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Liam Taylor
In a living museum tucked away in the Peruvian Andes agronomists working with the humble potato may play an important role in feeding the world.

Bringing together traditional owners’ knowledge and modern tech

Date: 03-Dec-19
Author: Josh Cole
Software developers have teamed up with Indigenous rangers to create an award-winning app making it easier for those rangers to track threatened species.

 

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