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Groups accuse Australia of rebranding plastic waste as refuse-derived fuel

A global environmental health network and its members in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have criticised Australia’s exportation of plastic waste that has...

Australia to provide $26m for maritime disaster prevention in Indian Ocean

Australia will provide 36.5 million Australian dollars (26 million U.S. dollars) over a five-year period to support maritime security and disaster management in the...

Researchers call for phasing out of cigarette sales in Australia

Researchers from Australia’s University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Public Health have called for a restriction on tobacco sales in Australia as the next...

Surging waves threaten Aussie coastline, researchers warn

Ocean waves in the Southern Hemisphere are becoming more powerful, adding to Australia’s coastal erosion, according to an international oceanographic team. Dr Tom Mortlock, an...

Aussie scientists join global push for low emissions energy systems

Australia’s national science agency has recruited top energy research organisations in the global push to decarbonise electricity systems. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation...

Australian deep-sea reef study could uncover new species

Australian researchers have embarked on an expedition to explore previously undocumented deep-sea coral reefs off the country’s north coast. Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)...

Climate report warns Australians to prepare for more extreme weather events

Australia has already begun feeling the effects of global warming, a report published by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Bureau...

Australia defends climate stance after Britain urges ‘bold action’

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 was forced to address the country’s climate change commitments after being urged by his...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...