Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - October, 2013
For a long time, Australian Aboriginal cultures were thought to have sole-dominion over the secrets of setting fire to the land they hunt, but scientists are now finding the ancient wisdom with a modern lens.
Groundwater is a natural resource which enables the activities of many other industries, now a centre dedicated to studying groundwater has put a price on the hugely important resource.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman plans for his state to be the export point for hundreds of millions of tonnes of resources per year, by way of developments at five of its existing ports.
A team in the United Sates has identified the genes responsible for increasing the oil content of plant leaves, in a discovery which could lead to great advances in the fields of agriculture and biofuel production.
A new study has taken up the ambitious task of predicting a full chain of events - beginning with our current chemical impact on the ocean - to forecast the state of the sea in a hundred years from now.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has released draft legislation to repeal the Carbon Tax, including the abolishment of the Climate Change Authority, Clean Energy Act, and other measures designed to combat pollution.