Improved management of the world's tropical forests has major implications for humanity's ability to reduce its contribution to climate change, according to a paper published in the international journal, Science.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has called on the ICT industry and Federal Government to consider adopting a two-pronged policy approach to reduce the environmental effects of e-waste by introducing a 'Take Back' policy for domestic and commercial ICT manufacturers.
Testo Australia has moved to a new office located in Croydon South, south-east of Melbourne.
Queensland's Griffith University has been approached by the United Nations research arm for managing electronic waste to create an Asia–Pacific hub dedicated to reducing the 40 million tonnes of e-waste produced each year worldwide.
The Cerabar S with Foundation Fieldbus monitors process efficiency with high speed and accuracy. Since the device acquires the measurement and processes it independently of other data traffic on the bus network, the response time is fast, making it suitable for critical control or safety interlocks.
When it comes to cleaning up pollution left by old oil spills, natural ways may be the best, according to research by scientists at the CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment.
A line-up of experts will tell industry that emissions targets and reporting deadlines set by the federal government demand instant action during a series of seminars sponsored by Victoria's Environment Protection Authority during the Australian Carbon Trading Expo 2008.
Scheduling a bulk skip or hook lift delivery, exchange or pickup is now easier with the Wastedge graphical scheduler work planning board. It shows the user how many jobs are queued behind which drivers on any day, then lets you drag and drop jobs to reassign work amongst available drivers to better balance workloads.
The Waste Management Association of Australia has moved to strengthen the voice of the waste industry in forming a National Carbon Committee as the government finalises the Australian Emissions Trading Scheme (AETS).