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The head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, says getting rid of fossil fuel subsidies and pricing carbon are fundamental to cutting global greenhouse gas emissions. Introducing a price for carbon and phasing out fossil …
WetlandCare Australia is calling on Australians to enter photographs of local wetlands to WCA’s seventh annual Photography Prize. The Photography Prize has four categories open this year: Wetland Fauna,
A proposal to expand open cut mining operations near a World Heritage Area in New South Wales has been rejected by the state Department of Planning. Coalpac had applied
In a hard-hitting speech, Canadian environmentalist Dr David Suzuki has criticised Australia’s new conservative Liberal-National government’s policy on climate change and exhorted Australians to embrace renewable energy. Dr Suzuki
According to the Nature Conservation Council in New South Wales a community challenge against a Hunter Valley coal mine in the Land and Environment Court could be the
According to an updated Red List a freshwater shrimp, an island-dwelling lizard and a pupfish from Arizona have been declared extinct, while nearly 21,000 species are at risk
The European Union has adopted a new strategy aimed at promoting green infrastructure, and putting natural processes at the heart of its spatial planning. Under the new strategy the
A new United Nations-backed report says coal-fired power generation in Asia and cattle farming in South America are the most damaging businesses for nature with hidden costs that
A report has found resource companies are exaggerating the projected economic and employment benefits of coal mining and gas projects in Australia’s most populous state New South Wales.
The conservative Liberal-National New South Wales state government has scored an "F" for national parks and wildlife conservation in a report card by the state's leading environmental groups.