Issue date : Tue 12 January, 2021
Estimated Reading Time : 02 Min 12 Seconds
Number of items : 26
Fifty countries, not including Australia, join global coalition at One Planet Summit vowing to protect 30 per cent of land and sea by 2030
ABC News
Tue 12 January, 2021
At least 50 countries committed to protecting 30 per cent of the planet, including land and sea, over the next decade to halt species extinction and address climate change issues, during a global summit aimed at protecting the world's biodiversity.
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Why some want Victoria's duck shooting season banned
The Canberra Times
Tue 12 January, 2021
Groups of regional Victorians are calling on the state government not to allow the duck shooting season to proceed this year, amid continued concerns about vulnerable ecosystems and the impact on communities.
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The Newcastle Herald
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'Alarmingly relaxed': Government slammed for koala inquiry response
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tue 12 January, 2021
Koala advocates say the NSW government is not doing enough to save the animal from extinction after it backed without qualification a quarter of the recommendations of an upper house inquiry into the marsupial's populations and habitat.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Yahoo News
NSW govt response to koala probe released
Perthnow
The Canberra Times
The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
Electric power for iconic Toyota 70 Series ute
News.com.au
Tue 12 January, 2021
Toyota is experimenting with electric power for its LandCruiser 70 Series in Australia.
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The Daily Telegraph
The Herald Sun
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Insecticide could cause bees to go blind
The Canberra Times
Tue 12 January, 2021
Even at low doses, an insecticide banned in the European Union kills insect brain cells and could contribute to bee population decline.
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The Newcastle Herald
The West Australian
Yahoo News
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Australian Bio Fert hope for green light on poultry waste
The Weekly Times
Tue 12 January, 2021
PROPONENTS of a novel $25 million recycling plant that will convert poultry manure and litter plus dead chickens into fertiliser hope they will soon get the regulatory green light to build. Australian Bio Fert plans to build the plant at Lethbridge near Geelong, in an area surrounded by egg farms.
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Perth builders trucking waste to country tips to avoid dump charges, report suggests
WAToday
Tue 12 January, 2021
Perth's construction and demolition sector is either stockpiling almost 1 million tonnes of potentially asbestos-riddled waste per year or taking it to country tips to dodge landfill payments, in what a new report suggests is "significant levy fraud".
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
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Samsung's Galaxy Upcycling turns old phones into IoT devices
Yahoo News
Tue 12 January, 2021
A few years ago, Samsung announced a sustainability initiative called “Galaxy Upcycling,” an effort to repurpose and reuse older smartphones. We haven’t heard much about it since then, but today at CES 2021 Samsung announced an evolution of that program called Galaxy Upcycling at home. At its core, the idea is to let people who still own older Galaxy smartphones to use them as part of their connected home rather than just leave them in a drawer (or worse, send them to a landfill).
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Gorgon LNG permits slashed by a decade
The Australian Financial Review
Mon 11 January, 2021
Australia's second biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility has had the tenure of its environmental approvals halved by the Western Australian government after a sustained campaign of pressure by conservation groups.
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Gladstone Ports partners with CSIRO for environmental monitoring
Infrastructure Magazine
Mon 11 January, 2021
Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has partnered with Australia’s top science body, CSIRO, on a new water quality and wind monitoring station installed at the Port of Bundaberg.
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Police probe reported Tasmanian shark kill
Yahoo News
Mon 11 January, 2021
Authorities in Tasmania are investigating reports a great white shark was caught and killed off the state's northwest at the weekend.
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7 News
Perthnow
The Canberra Times
The New Daily
The West Australian
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Ugandans warned not to eat dead fish washed ashore
Yahoo News
Mon 11 January, 2021
The authorities in Uganda are investigating the cause of a large-scale death of fish on Lake Victoria - Africa's largest fresh water reservoir.
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South32 offers more than $100m to counter water losses from its mine
The Sydney Morning Herald
Mon 11 January, 2021
South32, the miner behind a plan to expand coal extraction under Sydney's catchment, says it has offered more than $100 million over the life of the project to compensate for water losses.
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The Age
The Brisbane Times
WAToday
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Fire sends smoke billowing over Melbourne’s west
The Herald Sun
Mon 11 January, 2021
An industrial fire at a Laverton North waste management site sent smoke billowing across Melbourne’s west on Monday night. The blaze broke out at Norstar Steel Recyclers.
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