Two tools released as part of a Bureau of Meteorology project will make it possible for farmers to find out more about rainfall and climate.
Biological Farmers of Australia, an Australian organic representative group, says certified organic farm systems have contributed to carbon storage through soil sequestration for years.
Greening Australia and the Tasmanian government entered into an Australian-first partnership today following Premier Lennon’s announcement in state parliament regarding the government’s commitment to reducing and offsetting carbon emissions.
A survey of more than 2000 households in Queensland, Victoria, NSW and South Australia has revealed that more than 75% of Australians want to reduce energy consumption in the home and implement a rapid response to climate change.
EnviroEquip, in conjunction with In-Situ Inc, has introduced the Groudwater Hydrology Lectures. The lectures will be presented by Dr Ted Way, a senior hydrologist and educator with over 40 years of experience.
The Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, will officially open the Irrigation Australia 2008 conference and deliver the first keynote address in May.
Enviro 08, Australia’s Environmental and Sustainability Conference and Exhibition is set for Melbourne Exhibition Conference Centre 5 -7 May.
Clever innovators, inventors and creative small businesses can win over $50,000 in cash and prizes by entering Innovic’s Next Big Thing Award 2008 before applications close on 14 March 2008.
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.
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
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
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.