News & Announcements
To celebrate National Biodiversity Month we share Australia’s recently voted “favourite tree” – the iconic River Red Gum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis.
New research, by The University of Sydney has found that climate change will negatively impact food supply chains and increase gaps in wealth inequality in Australia.
We love a good news story, and this week, the news that Yvon Chouinard, Founder of the world’s most sustainable brand Patagonia has given away the ownership of his $4.5 billion dollar company to fight climate change is one that fills us with hope.
There is no denying Formula 1 is intensive on the environment. The calculated footprint in 2019 was 256,511 tonnes of CO2e. The current report and recent departure of driver Sebastian Vettel due to climate concerns, demonstrates the industry is understanding that climate action and innovation is necessity if the sport is to continue. The team at Hydron contacted us prior to the competition to find out about calculating and offsetting their footprint.
With National Biodiversity Month coming up in September, we thought we would share this article to inspire your day. More than 100 new species have been discovered and named in Australia within the past year, these discoveries have been labelled a massive “win for biodiversity”.
For Landholders and others interested in revegetation work, there is now some support available. Grants of up to $2,500 may be available for those who have ideas on increasing ground cover and want to try them out. This small grants program will support the purchase of seedlings and/or seed.
Last month, the Noongar Boodja Ranger team visited the Wyalkatchem Golf Course where they undertook malleefowl mound monitoring to see if they could find any mounds within the patch of known malleefowl habitat.
If the recent flooding has shown us anything, it’s that we cannot and should not rely on slow-moving bureaucracies to solve the problems that face us. We can and must take action as individuals, families and communities. The future is in our hands.
Carbon Positive Australia’s own Carbon Footprint Calculator has taken a Silver Award in the category ‘Sustainability, Environment, and Climate Special Projects’. The entry was made by the team at Anthologie who partnered with our organisation in the technological development of the calculator.
For almost three decades, world governments have met nearly every year to establish how best to respond to the world’s climate emergency. Under the 1992 treaty, the UNFCC declared that every country on Earth was bound to “avoid dangerous climate change” and find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. What sets this COP apart from previous conferences is the urgency to reach Net Zero by 2050.
Earth Hour is more than just an hour for the planet. It’s a movement for our future and a call to reduce our energy consumption, one consumer at a time. We all have the power to change the way that we use resources. Small behavioural changes, when added together, can have a considerable impact.