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Queensland winter too hot to handle

Queensland winter too hot to handle

June 18, 2019

This season’s chilly temperatures have already had most of the state reaching for their woolies but data from the Bureau of Meteorology shows this winter could be one of the warmest.

Big sharks fall but more on Queensland horizon

Big sharks fall but more on Queensland horizon

June 17, 2019

A shark control program undertaken by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has shown a 48.35% decrease of sharks over 2m over five years

Australia can be an environmental superpower says Science Party

Australia can be an environmental superpower says Science Party

May 17, 2019

Candidate for Sydney Aaron Hammond says Australia has the potential to become an environmental supe...

UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

May 16, 2019

Older generations are failing to address climate change and they need the world’s youth to lead the...

Liberal no-show at Higgins climate forum

Liberal no-show at Higgins climate forum

May 7, 2019

Rivals attack the Liberal candidate for Higgins after her failure to attend a forum on climate change and poverty.

Swinburne’s Maddie Wrench in conversation with the Labor candidate for Higgins

May 6, 2019

Maddie Wrench asks Labor's Fiona McLeod about her campaign and why having more women in politics is so important

Voters say climate change is central in the battle for Higgins

Voters say climate change is central in the battle for Higgins

April 24, 2019

Voters in Higgins - 67 per cent say climate change is their most important issue

Jon Faine – live from Higgins

Jon Faine – live from Higgins

April 16, 2019

Jon Faine – Melbourne’s master of morning talk-back on ABC 774 called for a ‘Snapshot of Higgins’, and the crowds came out to have their say

Sydney’s primary producers: a dwindling crop

Sydney’s primary producers: a dwindling crop

April 8, 2019

The pool of local farmers in the Sydney basin is at an all-time low.

What’s best for Victoria’s eroding coast?

What’s best for Victoria’s eroding coast?

April 2, 2019

When considering what's best for Victoria's eroding coast, an adjustment to mindset as well as policy may be just what’s required.

Students Skip School to Fight Climate Change

Students Skip School to Fight Climate Change

March 12, 2019

Kids around Australia will skip school on Fri Mar 15 joining a global action protesting inaction on climate change.

Gene Drives could eradicate invasive species – but is the risk too great?

Gene Drives could eradicate invasive species – but is the risk too great?

March 4, 2019

Feral invaders have threatened local ecosystems for years – gene drives could be the solution but at what cost?

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Environment