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Rare cockatoo chicks emerge from burnt bushland on Kangaroo Island

Date: 03-Jun-20
Author: Liam Taylor
Glossy black-cockatoo chicks hatched last month on Kangaroo Island despite the summer's devastating bushfires, boosting hopes the endangered species can be saved from extinction.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - Ethical escapism

Date: 03-Jun-20
Author: Elise Catterall
Elise talks through her love of magazines and the online titles she turns to when looking for ethical and sustainable content.

Researchers go the extra mile in wedge-tailed eagle conservation efforts

Date: 03-Jun-20
Author: Liam Taylor
A research team in Tasmania has scaled some of the state’s tallest trees in an effort to better understand Australia’s biggest bird of prey.

Pakistan government provides green stimulus package for unemployed

Date: 03-Jun-20
Author: Liam Taylor
The national government of Pakistan has expanded an innovative scheme aiming to reforest the nation to provide work for those unemployed as a result of the coronavirus.

FWPA officially recognised for The Ultimate Renewable™ brand

Date: 02-Jun-20
Author: David Rowlinson
Forest and Wood Products Australia’s (FWPA) The Ultimate Renewable™ brand has been named twice on the winners’ list for the 2020 International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Gold Quill Awards.

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.

 

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