Feral cat impact on native animal populations leads to construction of world’s largest fence

Feral cat impact on native animal populations leads to construction of world’s largest fence

Posted May 17, 2018 15:11:27 Photo: A fence has been built in order to protect the endangered species of central Australia where mammal extinction is said to be the worst worldwide. (Landline: Kristy O’Brien) In the red centre of Australia there’s a silent and extremely effective killer lurking… feral cats. …

Supply increase makes no impact on Sydney’s rental market as tenants struggle to pay

Supply increase makes no impact on Sydney’s rental market as tenants struggle to pay

Posted April 30, 2018 00:02:45 Photo: The Sydney rental market is still unaffordable for people on lower incomes (ABC News ) A 28 per cent increase in supply across Sydney’s rental market has failed to push down prices, with less than 1 per cent of properties in Sydney’s market considered …

Ancient Aboriginal patch burning helping understand fire impact on Tasmanian landscape

Ancient Aboriginal patch burning helping understand fire impact on Tasmanian landscape

Posted April 18, 2018 20:07:29 Photo: Researchers are studying what happens to biodiversity after bushfires. (ABC News: Carla Howarth) Related Story: ‘Ecological burns’ bolster growth in rare plant species Tasmania’s Aboriginal community is working with a Midlands farmer on a research project using ancient fire methods as an alternative to …

Clothing and textile manufacturing’s environmental impact and how to shop more ethically – Science News

Clothing and textile manufacturing’s environmental impact and how to shop more ethically – Science News

The shirt you’re wearing right now: what’s it made from? In its rawest form, was it once growing in a field, on a sheep’s back or sloshing at the bottom of an oil well? We wear clothes literally every day, but few of us spend much time reflecting on what …

Marshall Islands ‘overlooking’ environmental impact of using digital currency as legal tender

Marshall Islands ‘overlooking’ environmental impact of using digital currency as legal tender

Posted March 24, 2018 09:51:16 The Marshall Islands Government has made international headlines with its plan to become the first in the world to establish a digital currency as legal tender. Even if it succeeds, critics are arguing that such a policy would undermine the Marshalls’ very prominent stance on …