Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - October, 2017
A major study of dingo DNA has revealed dingoes most likely migrated to Australia in two separate waves via a former land bridge with Papua New Guinea.
Global health effects felt already
Experts say the health impacts of climate change are already being felt.
Hawkesbury plan up for input
New South Wales has launched its first 10-year plan for a key marine environment, but questions have already been raised about whether it goes far enough.
SA seeks advice on Murray moves
Decisions relating to the Murray-Darling basin made by Barnaby Joyce could be the first to face a challenge.
Whole coral decoded
Marine scientists have genetically sequenced a whole coral organism for the first time.
Australia on elite list of biodiversity loss
A new study says Australia is one of just seven countries responsible for 60 per cent of the world's biodiversity loss from 1996-2008.
China letter looks like Adani's idea
Federal Government ministers have written a formal letter to China in support of the Adani Carmichael coal project.
CO2 surges to stunning high
Concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide surged in 2016 to the highest level in 800,000 years, according to a new report.
Glenn Innes getting greener
The small NSW town of Glen Innes will soon be littered with wind and solar farms.
NT fields fracking report
If the Northern Territory dives headlong into gas development, it could make up to $5.8 billion over 25 years.
PC calls for carbon tax
The Productivity Commission has called for a carbon tax, describing Australia’s energy system as “an appalling mess”.
APVMA shift shunted along
The relocation of the federal government’s pesticides authority has been fast-tracked.
Direction alleged in AFP raid
Unions are outraged over an AFP raid that has led to the resignation of an employment department staffer.
Car claims queried
Authorities say Australians are being are being misled by environmentally-friendly vehicle claims.
Fleeing fish forecast
A global study has provided fresh insights into how climate change is affecting the distribution of marine life.
Katherine considers court over PFAS
Lawyers have met with residents in Katherine to talk about a potential class action.
London car tax increased
London has tightened its congestion charge for cars driving through the city centre.
Questions asked after cotton raid
Police have raided a large cotton farm near the New South Wales-Queensland border ...
Toowoomba awarded top water
The Queensland city of Toowoomba has been named as the location with the best-tasting drinking water in Australia.
Doubt thrown on Paris task
Authorities say the new national emissions plan could make it tough for some major industries.
NEG could hamper batteries
There is concern that the new energy policy pits renewables against fossil fuel ...