Issue date : Tue 7 May, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 44 Seconds
Number of items : 44
Morrison admits emissions are increasing
9 News
Tue 7 May, 2019
Scott Morrison has admitted Australia's emissions have been rising, as a new international report shows climate change is a key factor driving species to extinction.
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Questions on climate action ‘dumb, says Shorten
The Australian
Tue 7 May, 2019
Bill Shorten labelled questions on the cost of his climate policies “dumb” last night as he faced off with Melbourne voters on a special edition of the ABC’s Q&A program.
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Sustainability and the Federal Election
Sourceable
Tue 7 May, 2019
Earlier last week, at the first leaders’ debate in the run up to the federal election, both contenders for the nation’s top job clashed over their policies and their vision for Australia.
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Species extinction is on the agenda at this election
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 7 May, 2019
Australia derives so much of its identity from its unique flora and fauna that it should take special interest in a damning report by the United Nations released on Monday on the global crisis of extinctions.
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'A nasty place at the moment': Lord Howe Island tense as rat baiting begins
The Guardian
Tue 7 May, 2019
For the past few weeks little plastic boxes have been popping up on Lord Howe Island. By mid-May the boxes will be filled with poison-laced grain pellets as part of an ambitious attempt to eradicate rats and mice from the world heritage-listed island.
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Nematode worms suffer from PTSD
Cosmos
Tue 7 May, 2019
Scientists have enlisted the help of an unusual group of allies – nematode worms – in their quest to better understand, and perhaps even cure, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a debilitating psychiatric condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a distressing event such as a natural disaster, serious accident, armed conflict or other violent personal assault.
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Largest ever ACT kangaroo cull to take out 4000 animals
The Canberra Times
Tue 7 May, 2019
Swivelling searchlights followed by the soft, deadly thud of silenced high-powered rifles will be seen and heard thousands of times around Canberra's nature reserves in the winter nights ahead as the ACT conducts its largest-ever cull of Eastern Grey kangaroos.
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Super trawlers threaten Australian fisheries, conservationists warn
The Guardian
Tue 7 May, 2019
Australia’s ban on super-sized industrial fishing boats is far too narrow and places local fisheries under threat, environmentalists have said.
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Region first recycled water comes on tap in Chisholm
The Newcastle Herald
Tue 7 May, 2019
Xavier and Ava Bower, aged six and five, inspected the water coming from their home's special purple tap on Monday, trying to spot the difference.
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One million species at risk of extinction, UN report warns, and we are mostly to blame
ABC News
Mon 6 May, 2019
One million of the world's species are now under threat of extinction, according to the biggest-ever review of the state of nature on Earth.
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Keating: Morrison “a fossil with a baseball cap”
Reneweconomy
Mon 6 May, 2019
Former Labor Prime Minister Paul Keating has labelled current Prime Minister Scott Morrison a “fossil with a baseball cap” in response to questions about Morrison’s approach to climate change and the future of coal in Australia, following the official launch of the Federal Labor Party’s election campaign on the weekend.
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Labor to return marine parks
Fishing World
Mon 6 May, 2019
A SHORTEN Labor Government will commit to restoring the original 2012 Marine Park Network plan in full, including large areas of rec fishing lock-outs.
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The school pick-up pollution risk
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 6 May, 2019
When Scott Morrison attacked Labor’s electric car policy by saying these vehicles “won’t tow that boat” or trailer, he was perhaps unwittingly lending his support to diesel-powered cars that are a major cause of toxic air pollution.
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Bank Australia becomes first Australian bank to purchase 100% renewables
Reneweconomy
Mon 6 May, 2019
Bank Australia says it has delivered on its promise to become Australia’s first bank to source 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable energy, signing up for an off-take agreement with Pacific Hydro and installing rooftop solar on its buildings.
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Lynas backs Malaysian waste solution despite removal order
The Australian Financial Review
Mon 6 May, 2019
Lynas Corporation is pushing ahead with plans to build a permanent disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste in Malaysia despite a contested ultimatum to export about 450,000 tonnes of residue already stockpiled by September.
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The other side of climate change
Insurance Business
Mon 6 May, 2019
Commercial sectors need to consider their exposure in light of product liability legislation prompted by climate change, writes Neil Beresford
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GBCA lays out federal sustainability action plan
Infrastructure Magazine
Mon 6 May, 2019
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has released a five-point election platform to help the next Federal Government shape the country’s cities and communities.
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Sexual aggression key to spread of deadly tumours in Tasmanian devils
The Conversation
Mon 6 May, 2019
Tasmanian devils have a reputation as a fearsome animal – most of the time this is undeserved. When it comes to the mating season, however, it’s a fair judgement. Between February and April, mating can be incredibly aggressive, with male and female devils prone to biting one another both during and after the act.
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Canada lists three whale species as threatened
Yahoo News
Mon 6 May, 2019
Canadian scientists on Monday listed three types of whale that swim its waters, including two of the world's largest species, as threatened.
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Why Australians should eat more sea urchin
SBS World News Australia
Mon 6 May, 2019
This family-run restaurant is transforming sea urchin from an environmental dilemma into a delicacy.
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