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Environment/Sustainability

Wimbo Park a winner for Surry Hills

Wimbo Park in Surry Hills. Will Jones/City of Sydney City of Sydney A bigger, better and more beautiful Wimbo Park is now open for residents and visitors of Surry Hills. The City of Sydney’s multi-million dollar upgrade has transformed a small rest area into 4,600 square metres of open lawns, trees, seating and play areas […]

Australia setting poor example on emissions targets as global mass bleaching event confirmed

wwf.org.au The heat stress damaging coral across most of the Great Barrier Reef is now officially part of a global mass bleaching event. Earlier today, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed the world is experiencing a fourth mass event, and the second in the last 10 years. “This event drives home that […]

Australia has outsized impact on climate & global coral bleaching

·        Australia is exporting climate change to the world – we are the world’s third biggest exporter of fossil fuels ·        Australia has much to lose to coral bleaching – Great Barrier Reef is world’s biggest coral reef system, supporting a $6.4 billion industry and 64,000 jobs   ·        Australia needs to stop approving new fossil fuel projects Australia […]

Australia’s most sustainable coffee set to help save our endangered faunal emblems

Haining Farm, a former dairy and now conservation site on the Don River in Victoria’s Upper Yarra region The Sustainable Coffee Company and Parks Victoria have launched Coffee for Nature, a program to create habitat for critically endangered Victorian wildlife. Under the partnership, every kilo of Coffee for Nature sold will directly fund seed collection, propagation, […]

MGA Thermal raises $5.7 million to scale industrial capabilities

Erich Kisi (Executive Chair and Chief Scientist) and Mark Croudace (CEO) Australian clean energy company, MGA Thermal, has closed an additional $5.7 million in funding, taking its recent round total to approximately $14 million, to prove the scale and industrial capabilities of its thermal energy storage systems. This round was supported by returning investors including […]
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Wimbo Park a winner for Surry Hills

Wimbo Park in Surry Hills. Will Jones/City of Sydney City of Sydney A bigger, better and more beautiful Wimbo Park is now open for residents and visitors of Surry Hills. The City of Sydney’s multi-million dollar upgrade has transformed a small rest area into 4,600 square metres of open lawns, trees, seating and play areas […]

Australia setting poor example on emissions targets as global mass bleaching event confirmed

wwf.org.au The heat stress damaging coral across most of the Great Barrier Reef is now officially part of a global mass bleaching event. Earlier today, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed the world is experiencing a fourth mass event, and the second in the last 10 years. “This event drives home that […]

Australia has outsized impact on climate & global coral bleaching

·        Australia is exporting climate change to the world – we are the world’s third biggest exporter of fossil fuels ·        Australia has much to lose to coral bleaching – Great Barrier Reef is world’s biggest coral reef system, supporting a $6.4 billion industry and 64,000 jobs   ·        Australia needs to stop approving new fossil fuel projects Australia […]

Australia’s most sustainable coffee set to help save our endangered faunal emblems

Haining Farm, a former dairy and now conservation site on the Don River in Victoria’s Upper Yarra region The Sustainable Coffee Company and Parks Victoria have launched Coffee for Nature, a program to create habitat for critically endangered Victorian wildlife. Under the partnership, every kilo of Coffee for Nature sold will directly fund seed collection, propagation, […]

MGA Thermal raises $5.7 million to scale industrial capabilities

Erich Kisi (Executive Chair and Chief Scientist) and Mark Croudace (CEO) Australian clean energy company, MGA Thermal, has closed an additional $5.7 million in funding, taking its recent round total to approximately $14 million, to prove the scale and industrial capabilities of its thermal energy storage systems. This round was supported by returning investors including […]

WA scientists discover new species of land snail estimated to be around three million years old

Scientists at the Western Australian Museum have uncovered a new species of fossil snail in Western Australia’s Nullarbor region, estimated to be around three million years old.  The groundbreaking palaeontological discovery comes after two comprehensive fieldwork sessions between 2021 and 2023.   The project was initiated following the discovery of a small number of Bothriembryon (land […]
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