Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - October, 2013
A $6 million research partnership should allow a clean-burning synthetic fuel to hit the market, with CSIRO and its Indian equivalent coming together to light-up the new power supply.
There has been concern from a New South Wales environment group over the intentions of Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt, calling on him to publicly commit to thorough investigations of coal and gas projects near water supplies.
Scientists have shed light on the lives-of-plenty enjoyed by lithodid crabs in the deep sea, made possible by a constant smorgasbord of bacteria which themselves feed on accumulated methane.
An environmental impact study has been released for a proposed export facility at Port Bonython in South Australia, finding it could affect the seasonal cycles of giant Australian cuttlefish.
Neuroscientists have shown that virtually all primates follow a particular genetic code for brain development, showing humans are not the sole keepers of high-order brain functions for planning, complex decisions and speech.
Years of work, millions of dollars but only a few kilograms of weight will be shooting down the highway from Darwin this weekend, with the start of the 3000 km World Solar Challenge race.