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Environment


Courage to care for coastal Victoria

Courage to care for coastal Victoria

August 16, 2019

An environmental advocate says each of us can make a difference.

Diseased and driven out of vanishing habitat, how much more can our koalas bear?

Diseased and driven out of vanishing habitat, how much more can our koalas bear?

August 15, 2019

Claims that koala populations are already ‘functionally extinct’ have been disputed. Nonetheless there’s little comfort in the grim forecast facing Blinky Bill.

DISPOSABLE: My life as a single-use container

DISPOSABLE: My life as a single-use container

August 9, 2019

When chemicals love each other very much, they bind together to make plastic. Add some heat and a mould, and a takeaway container like me is born. 

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

August 4, 2019

A creative “grab bag” of projects has been unveiled by the Pacific Media Centre in a showcase of...

Climate change threatens the surf along Australia’s coasts, and surfers are worried

Climate change threatens the surf along Australia’s coasts, and surfers are worried

June 25, 2019

Changes in the surf breaks around Australia’s coastline are predicted as climate change wields unexpected impacts on wave heights and ocean swells.

Where lapu lapu are a lucrative catch

Where lapu lapu are a lucrative catch

June 24, 2019

Captured, cultivated, dosed with "sleeping medicine", then contained in a Styrofoam box bound for China - such is life of the lapu lapu.

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

University student journalism from Australia and the Pacific
Environment