Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - November, 2022
As strong winds and torrential rains inundate Australia’s south-eastern coast, high intensity bushfires could follow.
New gene shift discovered
Australian researchers have discovered a new ‘superhighway’ for gene transfer between microorganisms.
Satellites spot flows
Researchers are using radar satellites to peer through clouds for flood information.
Study shows mangrove protection
A new study backed by SA Water shows mangroves are avid coastal protectors.
Threatened plans running out
Hundreds of threatened species recovery plans are due to expire in coming months.
Warning over NT water plans
The NT’s environment department has been warned about water allocation plans that could be “catastrophic”...
Water report shows dry effect
Experts say much of the world was drier than usual last year, despite La Niña.
Whales exposed in protected seas
Experts say whales are frequently exposed to shipping noise, even in Australian marine parks.
Reef risks danger listing
The UN has again raised concerns over the state of the Great Barrier Reef.
Warning over potting mix risk
Health authorities have issued an urgent warning for people who use potting mix, after a Sydney woman died from Legionnaires’...
AGL speeds gas closure
AGL has announced plans to close its Torrens Island 'B' gas power station nearly a decade early.
Coal claims defended
Local MPs are rushing to defend the coal industry against claims of fudged numbers.
EV bill passes Senate
A bill to cut the costs of electric vehicles for employers has passed through the Senate.
US bill could harm local goals
Investors say a new US law could crush Australia’s hydrogen superpower dreams.
Lightning steps illuminated
An Australian researcher appears to have solved the mystery of why lightning zig-zags.
Dino prints deciphered
Artificial intelligence has helped solve a mystery millions of years in the making.
Experts release annual review
CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology have released the State of the Climate Report 2022.
Green cop plans continue
The Federal Government is preparing to launch a tough new national Environment Protection Agency (EPA).
Last meal echoes through ages
Scientists have discovered what one of Earth’s oldest animals had for its last meal.