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Australia’s Zero Carbon Building Revealed, As The Government Prepares To Roll Out The Carbon Tax

June 27, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Published on Jun 26, 2012 by WorldNewsAustralia Sourcing its energy from renewable resources, the project is part of the Governments Clean Energy Future campaign, aimed towards promoting the benefits of the Carbon Tax. Affecting the top 500 polluters in Australia, the controversial tax is set to take off this Sunday, with many people concerned about

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Primary School Students Turn Plastics Into Playgrounds

June 11, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

World Environment Day last week, saw Oakleigh South Primary School students turn soft plastics into playgrounds. Working with the RED Group’s ‘RED Project’ – an innovative program where primary schools play a key role in collecting and

The connections between ocean and atmosphere

June 8, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

“The Southern Ocean is a sponge for carbon dioxide. Here, Australian oceanographer and Southern Ocean specialist Steve Rintoul explains how the ocean absorbs CO2. A scientist at CSIRO and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research

How does the ocean affect the climate?

May 24, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

‘Australian oceanographer Steve Rintoul is a Southern Ocean specialist, working at CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship Hobart and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research centre. In the first of a series of interviews from the Antarctic

DRINK. CRUSH. RECYCLE – New Mount Franklin Bottles

May 14, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

With 35% less plastic, Mount Franklin Spring water has a new package. Lighter, with less raw material and a reduced carbon footprint, the new bottles from the Coca Cola Company weigh only 12.8 grams and are the lightest weight Australian-produced 600ml