Issue date : Thu 4 June, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 03 Min 39 Seconds
Number of items : 43
The view from Mallacoota - six months after the bushfires
The Canberra Times
Thu 4 June, 2020
Driving home to Mallacoota, it hit me yet again. After nearly six months, the bush is still black. Stark and sorry. Hundreds of kilometres of burnt vegetation with nowhere for a living creature to survive.
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Climate change is the most important mission for universities of the 21st century
The Conversation
Thu 4 June, 2020
Universities are confronting the possibility of profound sector-wide transformation due to the continuing effects of COVID-19. It is prompting much needed debate about what such transformation should look like and what kind of system is in the public interest.
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Chevron could be forced to pay $100m for failure to capture carbon emissions
The Guardian
Thu 4 June, 2020
Oil and gas company Chevron could be required to pay for offsets worth more than $100m for carbon dioxide emissions released at a delayed carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in northern Western Australia, an analysis suggests.
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WAToday
Gorgon's carbon debt could be greater than domestic airline industry's yearly emissions: think tank
The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
For female gorillas, size doesn’t matter
Cosmos
Thu 4 June, 2020
Social status, not size, determines reproductive success for female mountain gorillas, new research shows.
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Tassie devil joey boom in snow-covered Barrington Tops
Australian Geographic
Thu 4 June, 2020
TASMANIAN DEVIL breeding season is well underway in the Barrington Tops, NSW and conservation organisation Aussie Ark is already recording success.
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Microgreens launched by vertical farmer April Sun
Food Processing
Thu 4 June, 2020
Just in time for this year’s winter season, vertical farmer April Sun launched its range of sustainably grown microgreens from its new commercial-sized micro-farming facility in Melbourne.
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Putin declares state of emergency over Siberian fuel spill
Yahoo News
Thu 4 June, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a state of emergency and criticised a subsidiary of metals giant Norilsk Nickel after a massive diesel spill into a Siberian river.
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Some 45 NSW beaches inspected after spill
Yahoo News
Thu 4 June, 2020
More than 40 beaches along the NSW coastline have been inspected and cleaned after 50 shipping containers were lost off the APL England nearly two weeks ago.
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The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
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Vic gov to back R&D for future low emission technologies
Manufacturers’ Monthly
Wed 3 June, 2020
The Victorian Government is continuing to back research and development that harnesses our valuable resources to generate new industries and local jobs in a low emissions environment.
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City of Melbourne launches waste hubs, hi-tech recycling bins
The Herald Sun
Wed 3 June, 2020
A City of Melbourne initiative to deal with rubbish more efficiently will lead to fewer disruptive waste collections in the central city and will allow 110 commercial bins to be removed from city laneways.
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NT News
The Advertiser
The Daily Telegraph
The Geelong Advertiser
The Mercury
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Demands grow for 'green industrial revolution'
Yahoo News
Wed 3 June, 2020
Greenpeace has joined a growing list of organisations demanding that the UK government puts protecting the environment at the heart of any post-Covid-19 economic stimulus package.
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New platform for direct-from-market renewable purchasing
Energy Magazine
Wed 3 June, 2020
A new power purchasing platform has been launched that will allow corporates to purchase renewable energy directly through an online marketplace for the first time in Australia.
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Four new sustainable building materials to watch
The Fifth Estate
Wed 3 June, 2020
With the need for better buildings more urgent than ever, great minds across Australia are finding innovative ways to reshape the building sector with sustainable construction materials
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Mexican zoo saves animals endangered by virus crisis
Yahoo News
Wed 3 June, 2020
Kira, a two and a half year-old tiger, arrived at a zoo in Mexico's northeast in April after her owner could no longer feed her due to the coronavirus-induced economic collapse.
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Illegal loggers arrested in Amazon forest
7 News
Wed 3 June, 2020
Police have stormed a dozen sawmills in Brazil's Amazon rainforest in a dawn raid, arresting about 30 people accused of involvement in an illegal logging ring.
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News.com.au
NT News
The Advertiser
The Canberra Times
The Courier Mail
The Daily Telegraph
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
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Cattle producers want best science for measuring methane
Farm Weekly
Wed 3 June, 2020
PEAK beef producer group Cattle Council of Australia wants a full scientific assessment of modeling used to calculate the impact of beef on climate change and the alternative global warming potential model.
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My old Swanee, how I love fishing you again
The Australian
Wed 3 June, 2020
For the first time in seven months, fish caught in the Swan River in Perth are deemed to be safe to eat.
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