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World's largest trees given new hope for preservation

Date: 12-Oct-17
Author: Laura Chalk
A new project will decode genetic make-up of world's largest trees in order to better understand and protect them.

In the wake of the quake: Japanese towns choose energy self-sufficiency

Date: 12-Oct-17
Author: Billy Pringle
Like many cities and towns in Japan, Higashi Matsushima suffered severe damage during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, losing three-quarters of its homes and 1100 people. In repairing the damage, the city of 40,000 people has chosen to pursue energy self-sufficiency through the construction of micro-grids and decentralised renewable power generation.

What's so special about Naturale?

Date: 12-Oct-17
Author: Nell MacDonald
The products we choose to endorse have been put through their (environmental) paces to help you make positive choices in your everyday shopping. Find out why Planet Ark endorses Naturale.

Wooden Pop-Up Globe Theatre Replica Arrives in Melbourne

Date: 10-Oct-17
Author: David Rowlinson
A wooden Pop-Up Globe Theatre has been erected in Melbourne that is a full-scale reconstruction of the second Globe Theatre in London, which opened in 1614. It has been built at Kings Domain next to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl and, from 21 September to 12 November, will host a season of four classic plays: As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello and Henry V.

Wood Definitely Sets the Right Tone in this Rhythmic Home for a Musical Family

Date: 09-Oct-17
Author: David Rowlinson
Living with like-minded individuals creates a comfortable and welcoming environment. But a residential project in Melbourne demonstrates that a well-designed space can accommodate diversity side-by-side with similarity.

Exquisite Way to Show the Benefits of Prefabricated Wood Construction

Date: 09-Oct-17
Author: David Rowlinson
This prototype house overlooking Lake Maggiore in the foothills of the Swiss Alps was designed to demonstrate the capabilities of prefabricated wood construction, and features charred-timber facades enclosing a bright-white interior.

Draft NSW Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Strategy 2017-2021

Date: 05-Oct-17
Author: Ryan Collins
With the population of NSW expected to grow to over 8.2 million by 2021, the state will need to process nearly 20 million tonnes of waste. The NSW EPA would like to know what you think about the draft NSW Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Strategy 2017-2021.

Get ready for National Recycling Week

Date: 05-Oct-17
Author: Ryan Collins
With National Recycling Week just under seven weeks away, now is the time to start planning your events and activities. So what is the theme and how can you get involved? Read on to find out...

Celebrating more than 10 years being Carbon Neutral

Date: 04-Oct-17
Author: Nell MacDonald
Businesses have the opportunity to set themselves apart by showing true leadership in sustainability. Printing and marketing firm, Finsbury Green, is one who has certainly taken the lead. With a robust environmental strategy that has been developed over 15 years, they have some impressive environmental achievements.

Fight waste and get a bargain at the Big Aussie Swap

Date: 04-Oct-17
Author: Josh Cole
Planet Ark is calling on Australians to join the War on Waste and take part in the Big Aussie Swap during National Recycling Week from 13th - 19th November, as councils, community groups and individuals around the country get on board.

5 ways to start your environmental sustainability journey today

Date: 28-Sep-17
Author: Sam Carey
Are you finding that you're becoming more and more aware of environmental issues, want to do your part but feeling overwhelmed about where to start? Click here to find out how we've got you sorted.

Southern states are bankrolling businesses in the War on Waste

Date: 28-Sep-17
Author: Josh Cole
The South Australian and Victorian waste and hospitality industries are getting a shot in the arm thanks to increased government funding.

 

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