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The Dark Impacts of ‘Light Pollution’
Public
Friday August 10 2018

The Dark Impacts of ‘Light Pollution’

You can't see the beautiful way when you're burning so bright, sung The Whitlams, and when it comes to our planet, they could be right.

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Environment
Thursday January 4 2018

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma

Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.

Light Pollution on the Rise
Environment
Tuesday November 28 2017

Light Pollution on the Rise

The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution
Environment
Friday August 18 2017

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution

Indoors, there is an old trade-off for the heating and cooling of a building: energy expended on temperature control versus input of good fresh air from...

World Turning into Plastic Planet: study
Environment
Friday July 21 2017

World Turning into Plastic Planet: study

Industry has made more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic since 1950 and enough is left over to bury Manhattan under more than 3km of rubbish,...

The Dirty Six: It’s Not Just About CO2
Environment
Thursday March 30 2017

The Dirty Six: It’s Not Just About CO2

We are now all aware of the danger faced in runaway climate change. The thing is, it’s not just about the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2).

China’s ‘War on Pollution’ Sees 720 Detained
Environment
Friday January 13 2017

China’s ‘War on Pollution’ Sees 720 Detained

China detained 720 people while Beijing imposed $US21.8 million ($A29.3 million) in fines for violating environmental protection laws in 2016.

Beijing on Red Alert Over Severe Air Pollution
Environment
Friday December 16 2016

Beijing on Red Alert Over Severe Air Pollution

Beijing city government has issued a red alert for severely high levels of air pollution in the city.

Pollution Particles Linked to Alzheimer’s
Environment
Wednesday September 7 2016

Pollution Particles Linked to Alzheimer’s

Tiny particles breathed in and taken into the brain through air pollution could be linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's, research has found.

Buildings
Nov 5 2018
We Must Lift Its Game on Indoor Air Quality

In his younger years, Rick Fedrizzi would become sleepy at his office at around 3 pm each day.

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Commercial
Aug 9 2018
Victoria Developers Face Fine Over Vic Nylex Site

A property development group which owns Melbourne's historic Nylex clock silos site on the banks of the Yarra River has been given three weeks to carry...

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Environment
Jul 20 2018
Sydney Waste Incinerator Plans Refused

A plan to build a controversial waste incinerator in Sydney's west has been knocked back but there are fears a new application could be made unless...

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Environment
May 30 2018
QLD:'Death Event' Threatens Great Barrier Reef

Environmentalists are warning a new report showing the Great Barrier Reef has bounced back five times from major "death events" doesn't mean it will survive a...

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Environment
Apr 10 2018
QLD: Linc Energy Found Guilty of Pollution

Serious environmental harm was caused by failed Queensland company Linc Energy's underground coal gasification operations on the Darling Downs.

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Environment
Feb 22 2018
3M Settles Chemical Disposal Lawsuit

Washington The US conglomerate 3M has reached an agreement in a lawsuit brought by the state of Minnesota over allegations of decades of environmental pollution.

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Mining
Jan 31 2018
Energy Group Ignored Toxic Gas Warnings: Crown

A failed energy company accused of knowingly and illegally polluting a significant part of Queensland's Darling Downs has faced trial in a landmark criminal case in...

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Environment
Jan 24 2018
Warning Zone Lifted from Queensland Contamination

Queensland's environment department has lifted a warning zone from a contaminated site on the Darling Downs linked to former underground coal gasification project.

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Environment
Jan 17 2018
$2m Challenge to Save Great Barrier Reef

The Australian and Queensland governments have issued an open call to the world's top scientific minds to help save the Great Barrier Reef.

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