Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - October, 2018
New drought funds questioned
Advocates are concerned that funds previously earmarked for the NDIS are being used to fund drought relief.
CSIRO fish tool released
CSIRO has developed an online tool to improve fisheries management in Indonesia.
Global hot spells mapped
A new database provides insights into current and past heatwaves around the world.
Live export review released
The Agriculture Minister is responding to claims his department has been unwilling to use its powers to protect animals.
MDBA slammed in new review
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has been accused of maladministration.
New method for reef preservation
Scientists have applied economic techniques to plan for the long-term future of the planet’s coral reefs.
Water app for citizen science
CSIRO has launched a new app to empower citizens scientists to monitor water quality.
Pollution deaths tallied
Seven million deaths are caused by air pollution each year, new global stats show.
Companies see change coming
Australian company directors have nominated climate change as a number one issue for the Federal Government.
Coral 'bots backed
Researchers say match-making robots could be used to help increase coral spawning.
Electric planes aim at local market
Local engineers say all-electric passenger planes are preparing to take off.
IPA attacks LNP power plays
The IPA has accused the Morrison Government of breaching Liberal values by threatening energy companies.
Leaders call to end coal
Twenty-two eminent Australian scholars and health experts have signed a letter demanding the Federal Government phase out coal.
Sodium battery tests scaling up
Australian engineers are testing new sodium-ion batteries for renewable energy storage.
BOM responds to forecast concerns
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has responded to claims it was damaging its forecasting.
Councils combine for recycling
NSW councils have launched a campaign to solve the worsening recycling and waste crisis.
Mars could host briny life
Basic lifeforms have the potential to survive on Mars thanks to briny waters, US researchers say.
Shark line tests begin
The WA Government has released details of its non-lethal SMART shark drum line plans for Gracetown.
Sulphur used for mineral search
Researchers are using the life cycle of sulphur to predict the location of valuable minerals.