An independent fish expert has criticised the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority for taking so long to ban the toxic chemical
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KERRY O'BRIEN, PRESENTER: The long-awaited Murray-Darling Basin plan will be released this week and with it, a renewed debate over the priorities of the nation's food bowl.
The heat wave that has gripped Southern California reached a high point Monday afternoon, with triple-digit temperatures from the coast all the way inland. As of noon, Weather.com reported that downtown L.A. was broiling at 109 degrees; Santa Monica hit...
Posted in Environment by benny 964 days ago
THE long wait is almost over at the mouth of Australia's greatest river. A decade after it last spilt into the sea, the Murray River will reconnect with the Southern Ocean in a matter of days, creating an extraordinary and improbable backdrop for one the most important weeks in the river's history.
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Danish climate commission report predicts the country could switch to renewables by the middle of the century
Posted in Environment by canon 968 days ago
Australia's Darling river is running with water again after a drought in the middle of the decade reduced it to a trickle. But the rains feeding the continent's fourth-longest river are not the undiluted good news you might expect. For the cloudbursts also create ideal conditions for an unwelcome pest – the Australian plague locust.
Posted in Environment by crest 975 days ago
A $100m solar power station spread over 600ha in the state's northwest will be Australia's biggest, Premier John Brumby says.
Posted in Environment by blogger 979 days ago
A former employee of an Australian air testing company alleges data is being fabricated and fraudulently provided to regulatory bodies and is going unchecked by the government.
THE locust plague feared to be Victoria's worst in 75 years has officially begun.