Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - September, 2020
The NSW planning commission has approved the $3.6 billion Narrabri gas project.
Major players avoid UN pledge
The Prime Minister says global efforts to increase biodiversity are inconsistent with Australia’s policies.
Olive Downs coal approved
The Queensland Government has approved what will be the state's third-largest coal mine.
State responds to mass trout deaths
Experts are investigating the deaths of more than 100,000 fish at the Salmon Ponds trout hatchery in Tasmania.
Tassie strandings studied
Researchers have collected important data from the mass stranding of whales in Tasmania.
Satellites to track QLD turtles
Australian researchers will be tracking turtles from space to better manage their environment around a busy port.
More Mars water revealed
Queensland researchers have found evidence of a patchwork of salty lakes below the surface of Mars.
China unveils green goal
The world's largest polluter has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2060.
CSIRO aids high-def carbon study
CSIRO has achieved a world first – mapping the potential for natural forest regrowth to capture carbon.
New group for NT gas talks
Traditional owners want to negotiate with gas companies in the Beetaloo Basin.
ZEBRA seeks recyclable blades
Engineers are working on the first fully-recyclable wind turbine blades.
Creek dumps cause concern
Questions are being asked about the levels of waste that a mining company is licenced to release into a Wollongong creek.
Dam raising plans continue
The NSW government has been ordered to revisit world heritage assessments for the Warragamba Dam expansion.
Deaths detected in mass stranding
Hundreds of whales appear to have died in a mass-stranding off Tasmania.
EDO under threat in QLD
Queensland’s LNP has pledged to gut the state’s Environmental Defenders Office.
Emissions plan outlined
The Federal Government has laid out its plan for reducing carbon emissions, funnelling investment to ...
New stick to spot CoTS
Researchers have developed a new test for crown-of-thorns starfish that works like a pregnancy test.
NSW water plan doused
The NSW the upper house has blocked the Berejiklian government's controversial floodplain harvesting exemption.
Australia has gaping holes in its natural disaster preparedness, according to someone who knows.
Turtles key to river recovery
Experts say turtles could play a critical role in 'fish kill' clean-ups and the European carp cull.