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ECOTORIO

Be Part of World Premiere. ECOTORIO … Singing out about climate change!

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Announcing the World Premiere of a ground breaking new massed choral work addressing climate change to be recorded and released virtually. Play It Forward, the innovative, inclusive and inspiring Australian arts charity is excited to...
say no to landfill with these awesome products, made from recycled materials! 

Say no to landfill with these awesome products, made from recycled materials! 

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Are you looking for ways to reduce your waste and carbon footprint? Maybe you’ve already cut back on your meat consumption, started cycling to work or you’re trying to make your weekly shop as...
facebook has pulled the trigger on news content — and possibly shot itself in the foot

Facebook has pulled the trigger on news content — and possibly shot itself in...

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 Picture: Michael Reynolds / AAP Facebook on Thursday made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content. The ban includes blocking links to Australian and overseas news publishers. Facebook said the ban...
why do we love koalas so much? because they look like human babies

Why do we love koalas so much? Because they look like human babies

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 Picture: Shuttlestock The koala is a much-loved species and lucrative tourism drawcard. Yet, for all its popularity, koalas are forecast to be extinct in NSW within 30 years. Understanding the koala-human relationship might go some way to saving...
mr morrison, please don’t make empty promises: enshrine our climate targets in law

Mr Morrison, please don’t make empty promises: enshrine our climate targets in law

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 Picture: James Ross/AAP In the lead-up to this year’s United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, the Morrison government is inching towards adopting a net-zero emissions target for 2050. If Prime Minister Scott Morrison can resist internal party pressure to...
australia must control its killer cat problem. a major new report explains how, but doesn’t go far enough

Australia must control its killer cat problem. A major new report explains how, but...

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 Image: Shuttlestock Australia is teeming with cats. While cats make great pets, and can bring owners emotional, psychological and health benefits, the animals are a scourge on native wildlife. Cats kill a staggering 1.7 billion native animals each year,...
nationals’ push to carve farming from a net-zero target is misguided and dangerous

Nationals’ push to carve farming from a net-zero target is misguided and dangerous

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 Picture: Shuttlestock Prime Minister Scott Morrison might be warming to the goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, but federal Nationals leader Michael McCormack has thrown a spanner in the works by suggesting agriculture be excluded from the target. On Sunday, McCormack told...
the us jumps on board the electric vehicle revolution, leaving australia in the dust

The US jumps on board the electric vehicle revolution, leaving Australia in the dust

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 Image: Shuttlestock The Morrison government on Friday released a plan to reduce carbon emissions from Australia’s road transport sector. Controversially, it ruled out consumer incentives to encourage electric vehicle uptake. The disappointing document is not the...
a major coal mine expansion was knocked back today, but where’s the line in the sand?

A major coal mine expansion was knocked back Friday, but where’s the line in...

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 CLIMATE CAMP 09 An independent expert panel yesterday rejected a proposal to expand the operations of the Dendrobium coal mine under Sydney’s drinking water catchment. This is a significant and welcome decision. However, flawed environmental laws that enabled...
to fix australia’s environment laws, wildlife experts call for these 4 changes — all are crucial

To fix Australia’s environment laws, wildlife experts call for these 4 changes — all...

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 Picture: Shuttlestock The independent review of Australia’s main environment law, released last week, provided a sobering but accurate appraisal of a dire situation. The review was led by Professor Graeme Samuel and involved consultation with scientists, legal experts,...