Issue date : Tue 15 January, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 44 Seconds
Number of items : 44
'Won't die wondering': NSW to deploy aerators to keep fish stocks live
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 15 January, 2019
The state of many of NSW's rivers is so dire that the Berejiklian government will start installing aerators to increase oxygen levels and keep vital stocks of native fish alive.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly under fire over shark drum line delays
Perthnow
Tue 15 January, 2019
Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly is under fire over his department’s referral of the smart drum-line trial to the environmental watchdog amid accusations he is trying to sabotage the measure.
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News.com.au
The West Australian
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Adapting Yourself to Take Action on the Environment
ProBono Australia News
Tue 15 January, 2019
Disillusionment with politics is reason enough to want to take action yourself on climate change and the environment, but actually doing it is harder. University of Melbourne Associate Professor Terry Bowles highlights a model to help you plan and do this.
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The $3 trillion next generation: Why millennials won't invest like their parents
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 15 January, 2019
Whether or not you subscribe to the view that today’s youth are an entitled, smashed avocado-eating, device-obsessed group, it won’t be that long before they move from being just consumers to being investors. And this they will do very differently from their parents and grandparents.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WAToday
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UNSW has a solution to 92 million tons of textile waste
Ragtrader
Tue 15 January, 2019
Researchers at UNSW Sydney have developed an effective process to turn old clothing and textiles into high-quality building products such as flat panels.
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Menindee bracing for another mass fish kill as temperatures soar in NSW
ABC News
Mon 14 January, 2019
The State Government is bracing for another mass fish kill in the Darling River this week, with soaring temperatures forecast in western NSW.
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The Daily Telegraph
More fish deaths likely as temperatures soar in NSW
NT News
SBS World News Australia
Calls for scrutiny of water management after mass fish deaths in NSW
Yahoo!7 News
Emergency talks with more NSW fish to die
SBS World News Australia
NT News
Perthnow
The Weekly Times
The Advertiser
The Australian
The West Australian
The Geelong Advertiser
The Herald Sun
The Courier Mail
The Mercury
The Guardian
Minister warns of more fish deaths this week as temperatures rise in NSW west
Kakadu wins as PM, Labor splash cash
9 News
Mon 14 January, 2019
Jabiru in the Northern Territory outback is small and dying but the prime minister and opposition leader have scrambled to get there and commit more than $216 million each to fixing the town and Kakadu National Park.
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News.com.au
Perthnow
SBS World News Australia
The Australian
The Newcastle Herald
Yahoo!7 News
South Australia considers ban on all single-use plastic products
News.com.au
Mon 14 January, 2019
South Australians may soon be banned from using a range of single-use plastics as the government considers a major crackdown.
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Business needs to get real on climate
The Australian Financial Review
Mon 14 January, 2019
The looming election will determine the course our nation takes on an issue of vital importance not only for humankind, but for Australian businesses as well. If business organisations such as the Business Council of Australia (BCA) persist with their support for the Morrison government's carbon-emissions target of a 26 per cent reduction on 2005 levels by 2030, they will position their members as being opposed to meaningful action on climate change.
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Dead fish in Menindee are about mismanagement not drought
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 14 January, 2019
We are all horrified by the sight of thousands of dead fish. No doubt shadow environment minister Tony Burke visiting Menindee on Monday was, too.
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This fish kill is a tragedy – but it is no surprise
The Guardian
Mon 14 January, 2019
The devastating scene of thousands of dead fish in one of Australia’s most important river systems highlights a failure of governance and policy
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We have bigger fish to fry than Morrison's Australia Day pantomime
The Brisbane Times
Mon 14 January, 2019
The Murray-Darling river basin is a long way from Queensland, but the problems of the Murray-Darling are not. Drought, made ever worse by climate change, scarce water resources exploited for private profit over public interest, political blame shifting, a sniff of corruption perceptible even under the foul stink of a million dead and rotting fish…
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Finding a Practical Solution to Climate Change
ProBono Australia News
Mon 14 January, 2019
Anna Skarbek is the CEO of ClimateWorks, a not for profit helping business, governments and investors reduce their carbon emissions, and take advantage of the technology ready to stop climate change. She’s this week’s Changemaker.
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Coca-Cola to phase out plastic straws
SBS World News Australia
Mon 14 January, 2019
Environmental groups have welcomed Coca-Cola Amatil's decision to replace plastic straws with paper in Australian outlets but have warned consumers not to be complacent with disposal.
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News.com.au
NT News
Perthnow
Ten Daily
The Australian Financial Review
The Courier Mail
The Daily Telegraph
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
The West Australian
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Search for oil and gas deposits approved by NOPSEMA
The Advertiser
Mon 14 January, 2019
Seismic testing for oil and gas deposits in the Great Australian Bight will go ahead from September bid despite protests which claimed the explosive methods could harm whales and fisheries.
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The Herald Sun
The Mercury
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Australia’s “largest” wind farm wins planning approval for Victoria
Reneweconomy
Mon 14 January, 2019
An 800MW wind power project proposed for Victoria’s Golden Plains Shire by German-backed outfit WestWind Energy has won planning approval from the state government, paving the way for what could be Australia’s largest wind farm.
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Work nears on huge Yorke Peninsula open-range sanctuary under Great Southern Ark plan
Reneweconomy
Mon 14 January, 2019
New data has confirmed 2018 as a spectacular year for solar in Australia, with a total of 3,775 megawatts (MW) installed of large- and small-scale solar installed over the 12 month period – a near tripling of 2017 installations. And things are not about to cool down.
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NSW waves through 900MW solar farm for construction in Riverina
Reneweconomy
Mon 14 January, 2019
Plans to build one of Australia’s biggest solar farms in the New South Wales Riverina district are set to be realised, after the state government waved through a 900MW project proposed for Yarrabee Park.
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Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia
Sourceable
Mon 14 January, 2019
Australia’s leading infrastructure advisory body has a new leader following an announcement that a leading advocate for sustainable development has been appointed to the role.
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Architecture and Design
Infrastructure Australia announces Romilly Madew as CEO
The Fifth Estate
Infrastructure Australia gets new CEO
Logistics & Materials Handling
Infrastructure Australia appoints new CEO
What happens after you take injured wildlife to the vet?
The Conversation
Mon 14 January, 2019
Australia’s wildlife is unique and endearing, with many species found nowhere else in the world. Unfortunately, it isn’t rare to encounter sick or injured wildlife around your home or by the side of the road. My research, recently published in the Australian Veterinary Journal, estimates between 177,580 and 355,160 injured wild animals are brought into NSW veterinary clinics alone every year.
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How is oxygen ‘sucked out’ of our waterways?
The Conversation
Mon 14 January, 2019
A million fish have died in the Murray Darling basin, as oxygen levels plummet due to major algal blooms. Experts have warned we could see more mass deaths this week.
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SBS World News Australia
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