Issue date : Fri 24 May, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 49 Seconds
Number of items : 45
Adani welcomes three-week deadline to resolve approvals
SBS World News Australia
Fri 24 May, 2019
Adani CEO Lucas Dow has welcomed a commitment by the Queensland government to finalise the outstanding environmental approvals needed for the mine to proceed, or not.
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Camels, coyotes, Myna birds: government expands pest list
The Canberra Times
Fri 24 May, 2019
The common Myna bird, spotted in backyards across Australia, would become a declared pest under proposed changes the ACT government is seeking public comment on.
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Turtles' hidden talents revealed in new research
The Courier Mail
Fri 24 May, 2019
New research has revealed turtles’ hidden talents, as footage gives a glimpse of their fascinating world on the Reef
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NSW towns including Dubbo and Tamworth face water emergency within months
The Guardian
Fri 24 May, 2019
Towns in western and central New South Wales, including Dubbo, Nyngan, Cobar, Walgett and Tamworth, are facing a crisis in their water supplies within a few months unless it rains, prompting emergency planning by water authorities.
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Why Sydney residents use 30% more water per day than Melburnians
The Conversation
Fri 24 May, 2019
This week Melbourne’s water storage dropped below 50%, a sign of the prolonged and deepening drought gripping eastern Australia. Sydney is only marginally better off, at 53.8% of full storage.
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Curious Kids: why are there waves?
The Conversation
Fri 24 May, 2019
When you look at the waves breaking at the beach, those waves might be at the end of a long journey. The waves might have been created thousands of kilometres away, or they could have been created near you.
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‘Large and destructive’ Missouri tornado hits as locals evacuate
News.com.au
Fri 24 May, 2019
Flying cars, houses shattered into matchsticks and people literally blown out of their homes. This natural disaster is of epic proportions.
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Perthnow
The Courier Mail
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
Tony Burke floats Green New Deal-style approach to Labor's climate policy
The Guardian
Thu 23 May, 2019
Shadow environment minister says ALP can’t keep pushing a market mechanism to reduce emissions nor could it ‘give up’ on tackling crisis.
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The Australian
Climate changes: Labor push to lighten green policies
SBS World News Australia
Labor's carbon target stacks up: Burke
7 News
News.com.au
The Australian
The Canberra Times
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
Yahoo News
Recycling crisis is a chance to start again and get it right
The Age
Thu 23 May, 2019
Recycling going to landfill; stockpiling of cardboard and chemicals; deadly warehouse fires – the state of waste in Victoria is fast approaching a tipping point.
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The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
WAToday
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Climate change can be reversed, DiCaprio's 'Ice on Fire' claims
Yahoo News
Thu 23 May, 2019
"We don't need advanced technology, Mother Nature has seaweeds and shellfish which sequester five times more carbon than land-based plants," said Bren Smith, winching a glistening haul of glossy brown kelp out of the sea.
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More jobs in NSW’s EGS sector than mining and agriculture combined
The Fifth Estate
Thu 23 May, 2019
The number of jobs in the NSW environmental goods and services sector exceeded that of the state’s agricultural and mining sectors combined, according to recently released research from the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council.
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Despite Coalition victory, the clean energy transition will continue
Reneweconomy
Thu 23 May, 2019
An unexpected federal election victory for the conservative Liberal / National Coalition led by Scott Morrison signals a new environment where state, territory, corporate and community action will need to drive and bolster the momentum for renewable energy development in Australia.
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Election over: Now here’s what we need to deliver greener, healthier, more liveable cities
The Fifth Estate
Thu 23 May, 2019
Greener, liveable and healthier cities isn’t a panacea for societal ails, but it very well might be the closest thing we’ve got. Liveability of our cities and towns is an area of great need but mostly overlooked, so often sidelined to the dominance of infrastructure funding in public discourse.
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Climate linked to child gastro: study
7 News
Thu 23 May, 2019
Climate change must be factored into efforts to prevent childhood gastro across the globe because there is a link between the disease and extreme weather, a new study has found.
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Canada to remove garbage in Philippines
News.com.au
Thu 23 May, 2019
Canada says it will remove truckloads of its garbage from the Philippines by the end of June after strong complaints from Manila.
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The Australian
The Canberra Times
The Geelong Advertiser
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Uber Has Announced A Submarine Rideshare Service On The Great Barrier Reef
GQ Australia
Thu 23 May, 2019
Uber have partnered with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef as part of the global launch of scUber, the world’s first rideshare submarine on the Great Barrier Reef. The project aims to bring global eyes to the reef and shift the narrative from "...it’s too late, let's give up," to a position of inspiration: "let’s do whatever we can to keep this incredible natural gift alive." The scUber itself is an environmentally sound, battery, operated submarine that will tour the reef and offer passengers a once in a lifetime spectacle of the reef.
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