Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - December, 2018
Activists are trying to stop insurance companies from backing Adani’s Carmichael mine project.
Climate study carries warnings
Experts have issued a range of warnings in a new report on the state of the Australian climate.
Adelaide desal aimed at Murray
Adelaide's under-used desalination plant could be used to help the Murray River next year.
Dam spill case approved
A local judge has ruled that a class action against BHP Billiton can proceed.
Dump site fight continues
Traditional owners are lodging an Australian Human Rights Commission complaint over the process to select a nuclear waste dump site in South Australia.
New native ruling in WA
The Federal Court has made a new native title ruling in favour of the Gooniyandi people in Western Australia's north.
Supermarket seeks seafood improvement
Woolworths has joined with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to improve the packaging of seafood.
Tasmania reef crew returns
A search of undersea mountains off Tasmania has uncovered new reefs and dozens of unnamed species.
Labor pledges national EPA
Labor says it would create a commonwealth environmental protection agency if it wins next year’s election.
Shoppers keen to count carbon
A new study has found shoppers underestimate the carbon cost of their food choices, but they would like to know more.
CSIRO doubts Adani water plan
CSIRO says Adani's water management plan for the proposed Carmichael coal mine is seriously flawed.
Summit reaches emissions deal
The UN climate summit has come up with universal, transparent rules on how to cut emissions and curb global warming.
'Canter' could come from loophole
Australia could be on track to meet its Paris 2030 emissions reductions because of a loophole.
Deep sea search finds massive life
Researchers have shed light on barely living ‘zombie’ bacteria thriving in a deep ‘subterranean Galapagos’.
Hume Coal impacts loom
The NSW planning department has warned of the impacts of a new coal mine near Sydney ...
Invasive impacts assessed
Invasive species have been ranked as the highest threat to Australian biodiversity, with habitat loss a close second.
More PFAS reported
The Department of Defence has released a report into PFAS contamination at RAAF Base Edinburgh.
Reef heat 'memory' revealed
Research suggests corals on the Great Barrier Reef were more resilient to the 2017 heatwave than the 2016 heatwave, even though it was hotter and longer.
Spawning sheet success
Researchers have used millions of coral sperm and egg bundles to help improve reefs heavily degraded by the 2016/17 bleaching events.
State launches broad hydro plan
The NSW Government has announced a new initiative to harness dam storages for hydro-electricity.