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Nicholas Aberle

How we helped make mine rehab a huge issue

posted by Nicholas Aberle on Tuesday, 19 April, 2016 - 17:46

About a week into the catastrophic Hazelwood mine fire of early 2014, some surprising information emerged. The parts of the mine that weren’t catching on fire were those areas that had been...

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Juliet

Have your say, say, say

posted by Juliet on Wednesday, 6 April, 2016 - 14:59

It's a public consultation trifecta! Right now, the state government and its agencies are seeking public feedback on three important things: managing our water and rivers, protecting...

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Juliet

Melbourne’s secret water supply…

posted by Juliet on Tuesday, 8 March, 2016 - 16:05

A whopping 440 billion litres of storm water is available for re-use every year, even under dry conditions – more than...

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Cameron Wheatley

Sustainable travel tips

posted by Cameron Wheatley on Tuesday, 22 December, 2015 - 11:56

How can we make sure that when we travel our desire to live responsibly doesn’t get left at home? We’ve pulled together a selection...

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Nicholas Aberle

8 outrageous things we learnt at the inquiry into coal mine rehabilitation

posted by Nicholas Aberle on Wednesday, 16 December, 2015 - 13:29

While the word ‘inquiry’ might conjure up images of people sitting in a stuffy room speaking legalese, the revelations of the inquiry into coal mine rehabilitation have been anything but boring....

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Nick Roberts

Healthy rivers and water-smart cities should be more than a pipe-dream

posted by Nick Roberts on Friday, 4 December, 2015 - 15:58

As the impacts of a record El Niño compounded by climate change hit home across Victoria this year, discussion about what to do with our limited water resources is once again heating up....

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Mark

A new turn? What Prime Minister Turnbull could mean for our environment

posted by Mark on Tuesday, 15 September, 2015 - 11:21

Malcolm Turnbull on climate change in 2012: "Politicians and shock jocks, scientists and coal barons, all of them can argue for as long as they like, but they cannot change the...

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Juliet

Reality checks and the Basin Plan

posted by Juliet on Monday, 7 September, 2015 - 15:28

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is really quite simple – it’s a $13billion investment in river health and sustainable water use. Yet it is subject to a constant barrage of criticism from...

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Greg Foyster

Film Review: Thule Tuvalu

posted by Greg Foyster on Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 10:52

In Thule, a small village perched on the edge of the Greenland ice shelf, indigenous hunters watch the sea ice – and the way of life it represents – recede year after year. In Tuvalu,...

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Claire Dawson

Growing Convictions

posted by Claire Dawson on Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 12:00

Claire Dawson from Langwarrin Vineyard Church responds to the Pope's Encyclical.

“Superficially, apart from a few obvious signs of pollution and deterioration,...

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