Nominations are now open for the 2008 Green Ribbon Awards, which honour New Zealand’s environmental heroes, according to Environment Minister Trevor Mallard.
Water trading is one of the tools the water resource sector will use to adapt to the effects of climate change.
A small audience of the general public listened to two of Australia's most prominent scientists discuss how the economic costs of trying to reach the 2050 carbon reduction targets of 60% would come at a very small cost to the wider community
The first stages of d'VineRipe's $30 million truss tomato glasshouse at Two Wells, South Australia, has opened. The glasshouse is owned by Victor Smorgon Group and agribusiness investment manager, Timbercorp Limited
Two of New Zealand’s philanthropic organisations have joined forces to fund the creation of a foundation to stimulate practical solutions to the challenges of climate change.
The Department of Environment and Climate Change NSW (DECC) Sustainability Advantage program has launched a podcast series featuring global sustainable business expert, Dr Bob Willard.
A NSW government project has set a benchmark for environmental sustainability in heritage buildings, according to Planning Minister Frank Sartor.
The ongoing issues around water security and supply in Australia make the Irrigation Australia 2008 Conference and Exhibition a must for anyone in irrigation in rural or urban communities.
Nominations for the Thiess Riverprize will close on 28 March 2008. The Thiess Riverprizes recognise and reward best practice in the restoration and management of river systems around the world.
In a move designed to reinforce its sustainability credentials across a broad range of building and development areas, Bonacci Group has formed a new operating division called Bonacci Water.
Australia has been given a low global ranking for environmental performance, mainly because of its assessment as a climate change laggard.
South Australia’s cabinet ministers have announced plans to offset the greenhouse gases used in the course of their duties, including all air travel.
The Australian Women’s Weekly magazine has joined with the Australian Conservation Foundation and Visy Recycling to find — and encourage — young people to become environmental heroes by developing ideas and practical solutions for recycling waste; fighting climate change, reducing carbon emissions and saving our endangered wildlife.
Climate scientists are collaborating with experts in economic theory to improve their forecasting models and assess more accurately the impact of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.