Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - July, 2013
Protestors may have reduced the amount of kangaroos culled this year in the ACT, with the annual season now over and hunters having fallen short of their Government quota.
Most people do their best to avoid large concentrations of methane, but a new form of microbial life recently discovered at the University of Queensland can not get enough of the potent greenhouse gas.
Research at CSIRO has yielded the ground-breaking double benefit of preserving wild fish stocks and improving the viability and environmental aspects of prawn farming.
The highly-controversial Shree Minerals’ Tarkine mine project has gained approval by the Federal Environment Minister, despite outcry from the population over dangers to the Tasmanian devil.
A newly-published study has revealed there are some front-runners among cane toad populations, with evidence leading to the identification of an evolutionary phenomenon dubbed the ‘Olympic village effect’.
Authorities have identified the vessel responsible for an oil spill at the Port of Brisbane over the weekend, where work has stopped at several sites while environmental officers try to deal with the damage.
There has been some success in the negotiations between European and Chinese Authorities to curb EU imports of solar panels from China in exchange for exempting the shipments from punitive tariffs.
The new Federal Environment Minister has flown into (or at least over) hot water in Tasmania, joining the battle on multiple fronts between Government, conservationists and miners.
A new study has revealed the extreme sensitivity of carbon exchanges in tropical ecosystems to temperature, suggesting rainforests become less effective as carbon sinks as the region warms.