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Rising calls for a Cash for Cans to help ease Victoria’s recycling crisis

For years, the Victorian government has rejected cash for containers, saying that our recycling systems are good enough and the schemes are […]

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Could music streaming have a negative impact on the environment?

A study from Oslo and Glasgow concluded, although music consumption nowadays uses less plastic and non-recyclable materials, now streaming releases more carbon […]

Djab Wurrung traditional owners go to court over Western Freeway expansion

The Djab Wurrung traditional owners have been fighting the Victorian Government’s Western Freeway expansion, which could potentially destroy hundreds of sacred trees […]

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University students join school strike despite penalties for missing class

The University of Melbourne refused students’ requests to not be penalised for missing classes on March 15 to attend the school strike […]

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The Climate Solutions Fund: is it the solution, or part of the problem?

The Government has announced a new suite of climate policies, including the newly rebranded Climate Solutions Fund, to tackle one of the […]

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Is Victoria’s recycling management system in need of reform?

Councils across Victoria are being forced to dump their recycling in landfill after the closure of several of the state’s largest recycling […]

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Cryptocurrency’s CO2 problem

From a relatively unknown virtual currency to a worldwide phenomenon, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have captivated the world. And while many people have […]

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What Is Fracking and How Will It Effect You?

To describe fracking as controversial is an understatement, I investigate  exactly what fracking is and where it currently sits in Western Australia.

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Looking After Country: Female Indigenous Rangers

Out on Walmajarri country in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia, there is a crack team of Aboriginal women conserving country and passing […]

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Australian Recycling Crisis

Since the 1980s, China has been the primary destination for waste from Western countries, including Australia, the US and UK. Along with […]