Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - August, 2013
An internet campaign has been launched to convince the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) to name hurricanes after politicians who deny climate change.
One of Australia’s most prolific ecologists and freshwater scientists, Professor Sam Lake has been awarded the highest honour that can be given for outstanding scientific contributions to limnology, the scientific study of inland waters.
Three Australian institutions have been recognised for their efforts to combat wheat rust diseases, receiving the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) Gene Stewardship prize.
A new study by an urban engineer in the US says that ever-increasing mounds of rubbish could be the building materials of tomorrow, using readily-available devices and techniques.
New research by the Australian Energy Market Operator has shown converting to entirely renewable power could end up costing the same as continuing to use fossil fuels.