January 2, 2017

Panoramic images of Great Barrier Reef will take millions on virtual dives

Internet surfers will soon be able to go below the surface to immerse themselves in the spectacular coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, under a joint venture between global technology giant Google, the University of Queensland Global Change Institute and insurance company Catlin.

Living greener with home entertainment and technology

Home theatre systems, smart phones, game consoles and computers are transforming our homes into modern hives of connectivity and entertainment. As the number, size and variety of home gadgetry ramps up – so do our power bills. It’s a good time to be aware of hidden energy costs.

Australia’s 10 Greenest Universities

GREEN with envy? We list the top 10 universities in Australia, according to their environmental credentials.

Australia’s Outback Lake Eyre Basin wetlands and rivers protected

Australia has protected one of the world’s last great natural wetlands. In an announcement this weekend, the country’s Queensland government designated the Cooper’s Creek, Georgina, and Diamantina rivers protected under its Wild Rivers Act.

No more excuses – Leading companies in WWF Scorecard show sustainable palm oil sourcing is possible

Companies are buying more certified sustainable palm oil than ever before – but urgent action is still needed to avoid the irreversible loss of tropical forests and species such as tigers, according to WWF’s latest assessment of palm oil buyers.

The Summer of Living Greener

The mercury’s rising and summer’s in full swing. It’s the season to cook outdoors, camp under the stars, and drive off into the sunset for a bit of time out. It’s also the season when water usage, electricity and fuel bills can soar as we try to keep cool, keep the garden alive, and travel about […]

Radio National: Coal seam gas report ‘suppressed’ (transcript)

It’s been hailed as the low carbon fuel to help us transition to a clean energy future, but in recent months, some have started to question the climate credentials of the so called ‘unconventional gas’; coal seam gas and shale gas…

Climate change legislation marks proud moment in Australian history

WWF-Australia today hailed the passage through the Senate of the Clean Energy Future Bills as a proud moment in Australia’s history.

Austrailan Species Status Explained!

Looking at all the wonderful animals we have here in Australia you start to think about their status. Knowing which of our animals are CR and others that are LC is crucial for us and our environmental protection groups to focus their money and time wisely.

Global Meat Production and Consumption Continue to Rise

Global meat production and consumption have increased rapidly in recent decades, with harmful effects on the environment and public health as well as on the economy, according to research done by Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project for Vital Signs Online.