News & Announcements
Transparency and Integrity in the Australian Carbon Market
We have been keenly awaiting the Chubb review of the Australian carbon market credits scheme, administered by the Emissions Reduction Fund, and finally, we have it. The review findings conclude that the scheme does not lack integrity whilst making recommendations to improve its integrity and transparency.
5 Key Takeaways from COP15: Biodiversity Summit
The United Nations COP15 Biodiversity Summit has delivered some key takeaways and it’s something to celebrate. So what are the main points of agreement?
A Message From Our CEO, Louise Tarrier
How was your 2022? This time of year is good for reflection. Environmentally it’s been a massive year and a
Australia’s Favourite Tree: River Red Gum Wins Online Poll After Three Rounds of Voting
To celebrate National Biodiversity Month we share Australia’s recently voted “favourite tree” – the iconic River Red Gum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis.
How Climate Change Could Lead to Australian Diets Becoming Less Healthy
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.
Minister Flags Biodiversity Credits Scheme
The federal environment minister, Tanya Plibersek has flagged a new biodiversity credits scheme that would pay Australians to repair and nurture the habitat on their properties.
Patagonia’s billionaire owner gives away company to fight climate crisis
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.
Congratulations to World Champions Team Hydron
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.
From spiders to a ‘special ant’: Australia has more than 100 new species
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”.
Grants Available for Small Community Groups
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.
Noongar Boodja Rangers working with Threatened Malleefowl
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.
IPCC Report: Stark warnings; Practical Action.
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.