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[28 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

Retail giant Harvey Norman has come under fire for their timber sourcing habits, with the company using timber from native Australian old growth forests as well as Indonesian rainforest timber in their furniture. Elizabeth McArthur reports.

Climate Change, GEJI, Multimedia, News, Sustainability »

[7 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
CO2-neutrality in Denmark

A small island in Denmark became CO2-neutral in less than ten years. Several bigger cities in Denmark now try to accomplish the same. Miriam Ønya reports.

Biodiversity, Headline, Multimedia, News, Wildlife »

[20 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Proposal for animal property rights causes a stir

A proposal by university professor Dr John Hadley to grant endangered animals property rights has caused a number of farmers groups and ecologists to react. Jamesina McLeod reports.

Headline, News, Sustainability »

[15 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Green Burials

Some Australians are taking their commitment to the environment to the grave, opting for eco-friendly burials where headstones are replaced by GPS coordinates. Elizabeth Pratt reports.

Climate Change, Energy, Headline, Law & Ethics, Multimedia, News »

[7 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sydneysiders rally together in favour of carbon tax

Thousands of people gathered in Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park Sunday morning to show their support for the federal government’s proposed carbon tax. Rashida Yosufzai reports.

Biodiversity, Headline, News, Wildlife »

[6 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Caulerpa taxifolia: the silent killer

There is a silent killer taking over Sydney’s harbour. Jessica Hynes writes about the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia and how it affects biodiversity in our harbour.

Culture, Featured, News, Sustainability, Volunteering »

[24 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Pimp My Kid: getting styled and giving back

In the midst of a debt crisis, the Greeks are still giving back. Bella Papadopolous Dobrowolska and Morgan Pettersson report.

Audio, Energy, Featured, News, Pollution, Sustainability »

[9 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
A long drive for sustainability

Four Australian guys are driving across the globe attempting to ‘fill-up’ only on biofuel. Jamesina McLeod reports.

Climate Change, Featured, News »

[4 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Carbon Tax battle draws thousands to Sydney CBD

Thousands turned up in force at The Climate Action Rally to support the proposed carbon tax. Sara Vincent reports.

Climate Change, Energy, Featured, News »

[6 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Solar starts to go solo

Government drawback means solar is growing up, Benjamin Vozzo reports.