Issue date : Mon 26 October, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 04 Min 45 Seconds
Number of items : 56
Rooting out feral pigs to protect marine turtles
The Age
Mon 26 October, 2020
The risks feral pigs pose to marine turtles and their nests are so high the federal government is funding Indigenous rangers and community groups to cull the damaging predators, and even install cages on beaches to protect the eggs.
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How are people coping with climate grief?
The Canberra Times
Mon 26 October, 2020
Everyone copes with disaster and loss differently. But this year, as we near the anniversary of the deadly Black Summer bushfires and prepare for floods and cyclones brought on by La Nina, more people are seeking help for "climate grief".
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Santos closes in on project to trap carbon dioxide underground
The Age
Mon 26 October, 2020
Energy giant Santos is confident it will be able to give the go-ahead for one of the world's cheapest carbon capture and storage projects in South Australia as the Morrison government indicates work is progressing to have the technology approved for federal carbon credits.
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Waste not, want not – biogas powering a clean, green energy future
Utility Magazine
Mon 26 October, 2020
Traditionally, wastewater treatment plants were solely designed to fulfil a vital role in ensuring public health and the protection of our natural environment. Through the progression of innovation and technology, SA Water’s facilities have evolved into rich sources of diverse, sustainable energy and water management opportunities, capable of generating their own power by harnessing biogas – a by product of treating sewage which is captured and turned into heat and electricity.
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Pleas for more help as rubbish piles up along Channel Island Rd
NT News
Mon 26 October, 2020
REVOLTING images of rubbish piling up along a road south of Darwin have brought new focus onto the impact of illegal dumping
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SecondBite Food Rescue Launches First National Campaign
B & T
Mon 26 October, 2020
SecondBite, in collaboration with creative agency Collins + Partners and media agency OMD, has launched a campaign to raise awareness on food rescue to help Australians in need.
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East coast of Australia risk severe storms, lightning and hail
News.com.au
Mon 26 October, 2020
Some very large hail is predicted to fall across eastern Australia as the nation braces for severe storms throughout the week.
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Roads closed, power out as parts of Sydney see 100mm rainfall
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 26 October, 2020
Several roads in northern Sydney are closed and some public transport services impacted on Monday morning due to ongoing rain, which has seen more than 100 millimetres fall in some suburbs over the weekend.
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New deal between Australia and Singapore on low-emissions technology
The Age
Sun 25 October, 2020
Australia and Singapore have agreed to collaborate on development of new technology to reduce emissions, with a memorandum of understanding to be signed on Monday.
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Climate action no interest to Greens, says Joel Fitz­gibbon
The Australian
Sun 25 October, 2020
“Like the Libs and Nats on the right, members of the left-wing Greens Party have no interest in ending the climate wars,” Mr Fitzgibbon said. “Climate change is their central campaigning and fundraising vehicle; without it their relevance would further ­decline.
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Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'
Yahoo News
Sun 25 October, 2020
US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in India and China as "filthy" as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change.
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Coal-fired air pollution: The invisible killer
Independent Australia
Sun 25 October, 2020
In refusing to introduce acceptable air pollution standards, Australia’s politicians are essentially saying our lives and health do not matter, writes David Ritter.
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Multinationals, farmers take emissions targets into their own hands
The Age
Sun 25 October, 2020
Multinational food companies are investing millions in Australia to measure agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, which analysts say is a move to avoid being stung with trade tariffs or charges by countries that have set global warming goals.
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Australia’s lead on renewables will generate thousands of jobs
News.com.au
Sun 25 October, 2020
Say “renewable” and the first thought is likely environmental. But renewable energy is also helping keep the lights on for Australia’s economy – even as hydro, wind and solar options are expected to grow cost-saving measures for households over time.
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Habitat or hazard? The dilemma of felled trees ahead of fire season
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 25 October, 2020
The state government is investigating the removal of dozens of trees around power lines in the Blue Mountains and new discord has emerged between national parks and firefighters over whether the felled trunks should be preserved as habitats or wood-chipped.
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'Like the Franklin': Future of Sydney's last wild river hangs in the balance
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sun 25 October, 2020
Sitting by the burbling Kowmung River on a still night, watching a full moon rising over the Wild Dog mountains, it's easy to forget that Sydney is just a short drive and a gruelling day-long hike through wilderness away.
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Warning over Fukushima nuclear power plant water release
7 News
Sun 25 October, 2020
Contaminated water that could soon be released into the sea from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant contains radioactive carbon with the potential to damage human DNA, environmental rights organisation Greenpeace has warned.
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Offsets could triple cost of raising Warragamba Dam wall to $2 billion
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sat 24 October, 2020
The cost of raising the wall of Sydney's biggest dam will triple to more than $2 billion unless the Berejiklian government can avoid paying for damage to the environment in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains area.
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LNP chips in $80m to expand national parks
The Australian
Sat 24 October, 2020
A Liberal National Party government would dedicate $80m to expand national parks and private reserves.
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Australia's first offshore wind farm promises jobs boom
The Age
Sat 24 October, 2020
Australia’s first offshore wind farm could provide about 8000 direct and indirect jobs in Victoria over its 30-year lifetime, including 5200 construction jobs and 740 ongoing roles a year.
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Can cat genes explain their nine lives?
Cosmos
Sat 24 October, 2020
Move over human genomic medicine – scientists are now getting closer to gene therapy for felines, thanks to an Abyssinian cat called Cinnamon.
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Delicate balance in the Falklands
Cosmos
Sat 24 October, 2020
Seabird droppings helped shape the delicately balanced ecosystem of the Falkland Islands, which is in danger of abrupt collapse as the climate warms, a new study shows.
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Indian farmers step up illegal fires as Delhi air crisis worsens
Yahoo News
Sat 24 October, 2020
Delhi's smog crisis headed for a new toxic peak on Saturday but farmers are refusing to stop the stubble burning that is widely blamed for the poisonous clouds engulfing the Indian capital.
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Scientists all at sea with alarmist barrier reef warning
The Australian
Fri 23 October, 2020
A new scientific paper, received with great fanfare among inter­national media and Australia’s public broadcaster, the ABC, claims half the corals of the Great Barrier Reef are dead.
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Roar deal: wildlife reserves cop a hammering as COVID bites
The Sydney Morning Herald
Fri 23 October, 2020
If we could talk with the animals, it’s a safe bet they’d give us a decent bawling-out for our never-ending record of habitat destruction and needless cruelty. We humans have been especially tone-deaf during the COVID-19 crisis, which has put wildlife reserves and even national parks in poorer countries in Africa and South America under serious threat, as revenue from tourism and safaris collapses and they struggle to feed their animals and protect them from poaching.
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India's capital chokes on 'severe' smog as farm fires soar
Yahoo News
Fri 23 October, 2020
New Delhi was blanketed in noxious haze Friday as air pollution levels in parts of the city soared to "severe" levels, hours after US President Donald Trump described the air in the vast nation as "filthy".
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