Issue date : Mon 21 January, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 04 Min 55 Seconds
Number of items : 58
Mon 30 November, -0001
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
The remarkable eels of Sydney’s Centennial Park
Australian Geographic
Mon 21 January, 2019
They can live to be 100 years old and must make a grand journey at the end of their lives to New Caledonia to complete their life cycle.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Instagram and the death of the natural world
Independent Australia
Mon 21 January, 2019
Dr Peter Fisher discusses the erosion of the natural environment at the hands of the digital world.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Scientists conduct Qld reef health check
The West Australian
Mon 21 January, 2019
Scientists have started monitoring remote reefs off the coast of Queensland to see if they have survived back-to-back bleaching events.
Also Appeared In
The Newcastle Herald
Topic Also Covered By
Why our air pollution is worse than Beijing
The Mercury
Mon 21 January, 2019
The air quality in the Huon Valley is worse than in Beijing because of bushfires burning in the area.The level of fine particles in the valley’s air is currently almost three time higher than in the 24-hour peak in the Chinese capital
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Top scientists agree to Labor request to study Darling River fish kill
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 20 January, 2019
Leading Australian scientists will conduct a study into causes of the huge fish kill on the Darling River and the wider issue of water mismanagement after accepting a request from Labor leader Bill Shorten.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Save our minds by saving the world
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 20 January, 2019
For some time I’ve had a policy not to debate the existence of human-induced climate change, especially not with strangers on the internet.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
PG&E seen as first big company destroyed by climate change
The Australian
Sun 20 January, 2019
PG&E’s bankruptcy could mark a business milestone: the first major corporate casualty of climate change. Few people expect it will be the last. California’s largest utility was overwhelmed by rapid climatic changes as a prolonged drought dried out much of
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
ACT leads the way in rooftop solar uptake, doubling capacity in 2018
The Canberra Times
Sun 20 January, 2019
Rooftop solar for homes and businesses is growing at a faster rate in the ACT than anywhere else in Australia, with the territory adding 22.8 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity last year.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
AEMO on alert for system 'anarchy' amid heatwave
The Australian Financial Review
Sun 20 January, 2019
The power grid operator warned of supply squeezes three times during last week's record-breaking heatwave but all three were resolved as generators stepped up and some customers stood by ready to reduce their load.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Canberrans urged to protect gang-gangs from threatening disease
The Canberra Times
Sun 20 January, 2019
Canberrans are being urged to help stop the spread of a potentially lethal bird disease, as conservationists look to protect the iconic gang-gang cockatoo and learn more about its breeding habits.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
This Canberra winery is using geese droppings to make a better drop
The Canberra Times
Sun 20 January, 2019
While many Canberra wineries spend countless hours in pest control to protect their valuable drops, one has outsourced the job to unusual workers.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
'Cultural water': Indigenous water claims finally on Darling agenda
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 20 January, 2019
At the marker for the "Terminal Point of Captain Sturt's 1829 Expedition of Discovery" on the dirt track between Bourke and Tilpa in north-western NSW, travellers get a glimpse into Australia's ongoing historical amnesia.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
Chinese in $6bn clean coal plan
The Australian
Sat 19 January, 2019
Power baron Trevor St Baker has revealed a $6 billion China-backed plan to develop Australia’s first high-efficiency, low-emissions coal plants in Victoria and NSW
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Can a growing city cut carbon emissions to zero?
The Canberra Times
Sat 19 January, 2019
How can Canberrans keep cutting their greenhouse-gas emissions as their city grows quickly and spreads out? And how will the ACT benefit from going low-carbon? Having adopted stringent emissions targets for 2025 onwards, these questions are becoming front of mind for the ACT government.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
Squaring the world's waste circle will take more than many imagine
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 19 January, 2019
If you think we’ve been standing still – even going backwards – on reconciling the economy with the natural environment, that’s not wholly true. While our refusal to get real on climate change drags on, we’ve started our journey to the nirvana of a “circular economy”.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
Dead stinking fish send a message
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 19 January, 2019
Any halfway decent political opportunist would use this week's images of dead and dying Murray cod and other fish in the Menindee Lakes to put the environment and climate change at the forefront of the election campaign. The fact that the weather has been warmish, even by Goodooga standards, doesn't do any harm either.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
Climate takes top priority for new Macquarie Group boss
The Australian
Sat 19 January, 2019
Macquarie Group chief executive Shemara Wikramanayake has called for a “significant and urgent” rise in clean energy and climate investment after being appointed to a powerful new United Nations finance group on climate change.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Melting glaciers spell trouble for millions in Asia
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 19 January, 2019
On a summer day in the mountains high above Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, the Tuyuksu glacier is melting like mad. Rivulets of water stream down the glacier's thin leading edge.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
Marie Kondo creates boom for op shoppers but bad news for oceans
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 19 January, 2019
Japanese organising expert Marie Kondo, whose Netflix show about decluttering has gone viral, has helped to transfer the overflow from bulging wardrobes across NSW into second-hand shops, with one of the highest post-Christmas used clothing hauls ever seen in NSW charity shops.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Under the pump: cotton industry rejects blame for ailing Darling River
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fri 18 January, 2019
This week, the only sign of vegetation on the 40-square kilometres of irrigable land at the Darling Farms outside Bourke was the odd weed the few remaining workers hadn't got around to spraying.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
Zurich: The world could be “sleep-walking into environmental catastrophe”
Insurance Business
Fri 18 January, 2019
Climate change is one of the most complex risks facing society today because of its impact on the wider economic and corporate landscape. While the full impact of climate change is yet to be realised, environmental issues like biodiversity loss, extreme weather events, man-made and natural disasters, all feature as top concerns in countries around the world.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Private property owners lose epic Byron Bay seawall case
The Fifth Estate
Fri 18 January, 2019
In a win for Byron Bay beachgoers, the NSW Land and Environment Court has rejected an appeal from three coastal property owners to repair failing seawalls on Belongil Beach with 900 tonnes of rock on the grounds that the finished product would restrict public access and use of the beach.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Blue whale poo reveals health of Antarctic food chain
ABC News
Fri 18 January, 2019
Scientists are about to embark on a voyage to learn more about the largest creature on Earth, the blue whale, and they are planning on using its poo as a guide to the health of the local food chain.
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
Is winter miserable for wildlife?
The Conversation
Fri 18 January, 2019
While the weather outside may indeed get frightful this winter, a parka, knit hat, wool socks, insulated boots and maybe a roaring fire make things bearable for people who live in cold climates. But what about all the wildlife out there? Won’t they be freezing?
Also Appeared In
Topic Also Covered By
The Snake Man - bitten by the love of his life
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fri 18 January, 2019
Time and again, Ric Longmore says he loves snakes - even though he's lucky to be alive after being bitten by one of the deadliest variants, a tiger snake.
Also Appeared In
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
Topic Also Covered By
Cane toads spotted in shady parts of WA
Perthnow
Fri 18 January, 2019
Cane toads have been found moving around during the day in some shaded parts of Western Australia despite the toxic pest usually being nocturnal.
Also Appeared In
SBS World News Australia
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
Yahoo!7 News
Topic Also Covered By