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Project: Climate Crisis


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Next gen journos in search of ideas, action and change

November 15, 2019

Who gets to speak? How do we cover Climate Change? They're just two of the global issues in need of an "Antidote".

Australia’s First Solar Garden offers renewables for renters

Australia’s First Solar Garden offers renewables for renters

November 14, 2019

Enova Energy, Australia's first community-owned electricity provider, is on track to complete Australia’s first "solar garden" offering renewables to renters.

Sydney’s Warringah flying the green flag

Sydney’s Warringah flying the green flag

November 7, 2019

It’s Sunday morning, a time when most Sydneysiders are enjoying a lie-in. But in the eco-friendly Northern...

Kangaroos in crisis

Kangaroos in crisis

October 30, 2019

Kangaroos are Australia's national emblem, but questions have arisen over whether Federal and State governments gives their welfare enough consideration. Kim Grant has been around kangaroos all her life and said more needed to be done by Australian governments and insurance companies to protect these native animals from becoming road kill or pet meat.

Humpback whales make surprise shift to calve in Gold Coast

October 29, 2019

Whale experts are warning that changes in migrating humpback whale calving behaviour is putting their...

Choosing to be child-free for the planet

Choosing to be child-free for the planet

October 14, 2019

Selfish. A word attributed to, amongst others, women throughout history who have made the conscious decision to remain childless. However, for Perth-based student Steph Murphy, choosing to be child-free may be the answer to the world’s climate woes.

Tree change the key to tackle temperature rises

Tree change the key to tackle temperature rises

October 14, 2019

Global warming is quickly becoming a major issue in the world as the environment is plundered for resources, but Perth local governments are trying to make a change.

Saving Ludlow Tuart Forest

Saving Ludlow Tuart Forest

October 14, 2019

Deforestation is plaguing the Western Australia's unique Ludlow Tuart Forest with just three per cent of the forest remaining, according to recent reports. But what is the true impact of cutting down these precious trees and where does it stand in the grand picture of deforestation and climate change locally and globally?

Queensland fires highlight climate crisis

Queensland fires highlight climate crisis

October 7, 2019

More than 2000 bushfires raged across Queensland in September after a warmer, drier winter than average,...

Bandit fights for precious habitat

September 28, 2019

WHO would have thought that one shy platypus in danger would lead to 10 being sighted in a single visit to one of South-East Queensland’s most beautiful locations, less than 90 minutes north of the state capital, Brisbane?

Eager volunteers help clean up environment

Eager volunteers help clean up environment

September 28, 2019

A wide cross-section of groups and organisations are collaborating to clean up the environment wherever possible. One of the more prominent bodies doing this work is Sea Shepherd, an organisation founded in 1977 by one of the original members of Greenpeace, Paul Watson.

Textile waste enters circular economy

Textile waste enters circular economy

September 28, 2019

WHILE concern about the carbon footprint of heavy manufacturing is widely discussed, less focus has been on contributions from textile wastage and production inefficiencies. Some consumers donate clothes to op shops, thinking this is the best and most eco-friendly option. Others simply discard clothing when they no longer have a use for it.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
Project: Climate Crisis