Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - June, 2017
Treasurer Scott Morrison has threatened to impose financial penalties on governments that limit gas exploration.
Court starts on 2015 oil spill
A Panama-based company faces millions in fines for allegedly spilling tonnes of oil near the Great Barrier Reef.
Green flows anger farmers
Farmers in NSW’s Lachlan Valley are angry at water sharing rules they say take millions of dollars out of irrigation-dependent communities.
Ord cuts could hit hard
The WA Government has supported a recent decision to cut the water allocation for the Kimberley's Ord Irrigation Scheme.
Sea level rise increasing
Global sea level rise has increased by 50 percent in just over two decades, according to Australian and international research.
ACCC asked to check Acland ads
Opponents of a Queensland coal project have called on the ACCC to investigate what they say is misleading advertising.
AGL boss says coal won't solve crisis
One of Australia's biggest electricity companies says coal will not solve ...
Seafloor surveys kill krill
Acoustic surveys exploring the seafloor for oil deposits have been linked to a two to three-fold increase in the death of plankton.
Algal fuel moving forward
Researchers have taken a new step toward commercial-scale, sustainable biofuel from algae.
Cats tracked back in time
Long before dominating memes and online galleries, the humble cat was planning world domination.
Irrigators order Murray reports
Irrigators in NSW say their communities and agricultural productivity will suffer if high environmental water recovery targets ...
Salmon expansion protested
More than 1,000 people have joined a floating protest against a proposed $30 million salmon farm development on Tasmania’s pristine east coast.
Societal risks largely missed
A new study warns Australia has drastically underestimated the threat of climate change.
Springvale improvements approved
The NSW Government has approved a mine water treatment project aimed at improving Sydney's drinking water supplies.
WA bans new uranium
The WA Government has banned uranium mining, but will allow four projects that have approval to proceed.
Farmers feel left out in QLD
Conservationists want the Queensland Government to cap the gas industry's unlimited access to water from the Great Artesian Basin.