Educational

Good COP, Bad COP

What you need to know about COP26.   The Good: There is universal agreement on the importance of keeping temperatures within 1.5c. This is crucial as all countries are in agreement.   COP meetings are now held annually rather than every five years to work on closing the gap. Pressure is on to increase targets …

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Caring for Water & Country: National Water Week 2021

It’s National Water Week! Every third week in October, the Australian Water Association works to inspire individuals, communities, and organisations to build awareness around the value of water. The NWW2021 theme this year is Caring for water and Country, which celebrates the vital and cultural role that water plays in our lives. Recognising the importance …

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Actions for Climate Change

10 Actions you can take for Climate Health

We face the multiple challenges of a changing climate – the warming of which the latest IPCC report states has been unequivocally accelerated by human activity. These times require nimbleness, intelligence, care and urgent, yet well thought out, action. The team at Carbon Positive Australia has put together ten actionable steps that you can take now that will …

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Digging Deep – World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

Desertification: the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation, or inappropriate agriculture. Drought: a drought is a period of time when an area or region experiences below-normal precipitation. The lack of adequate precipitation, either rain or snow, can cause reduced soil moisture or groundwater, diminished stream flow, crop …

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Biodiversity Break Downs & Break Throughs with Carbon Positive Australia

Biodiversity is the needle that threads us all together and is a reminder that we are very much connected to nature. It includes and affects every living thing on our planet, from a tiny sandalwood seed to the tallest Eucalyptus regnans; from the smallest Pygmy Possum to the largest Red Kangaroo; from you to me. …

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The Art & Science of Restoration

Since 2001, Carbon Positive Australia has collaborated in the revegetation of over 5,000 hectares of degraded land. Our restoration projects are all individual, with each site needing a slightly different approach depending on where it is situated, the diversity of native plant species, and the rainfall expectations.  “It takes a little bit of art and …

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