Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - May, 2022
A major dairy farm has removed a dam and returned hundreds of megalitres of water to the environment.
Lab milk release looms
Eden Brew - a company making milk in a lab - is raising millions in new capital.
Large seagrass takes title
A strip of seagrass off the coast of WA has been named the largest known plant on Earth.
New Acland expansion moving
New Hope Group says it is one step closer to approval of its Stage 3 coal mine expansion in Queensland, but challenges remain.
Plastic spread checked
Analysis of seawater samples has revealed microplastics in very remote areas of the world’s oceans.
Reef history in drill data
A core-sampling study has unveiled a deep history of wild weather on the Great Barrier Reef.
Tobacco harms tallied
The WHO has published new stats on the damage tobacco causes to both the environment and human health.
Carbon concern quiets
Woodside’s CEO says people care less about carbon when security issues are at play.
EV Metals buys battery firm
A Perth company is lining up to become one of the first outside of China to control its entire battery supply chain.
Green shift suggested
Local green banks say they need new rules to help finance an energy transition.
Schools graduate to VPP
New South Wales has launched the largest school-based renewable energy trial in Australia.
CSIRO regrets CCS silence
One of Australia's leading science bodies says it should have been more vocal in its support for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Expert urge Reef efforts
Marine scientists are pushing Australia’s new-look parliament to act fast to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
Flood study backs pavement change
Researchers say councils might want to consider permeable pavement as a flood mitigation strategy.
Hells Gates set for delay
A $5.4 billion dam project in North Queensland is likely to be pushed back.
Oyster scheme planned
Industry figures and experts are working on a carbon neutral accreditation for local oysters.
Pilbara legal case looms
Traditional owners are preparing a legal battle with mining giant Fortescue Metals Group over royalty payments in WA.
Hydrogen claims unpicked
New analysis throws doubt on the ability of a Victorian project using brown coal to make hydrogen.
Regulator awards questioned
The outgoing head of Australia’s offshore oil and gas regulator has been accused of being “too close” to industry.