Failing nature laws could lead to further health crises

Taken by Annalise Hunt

Annalise Hunt

September 7, 2020

An open letter sent to the federal government from prominent health leaders and groups says that the review of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC act) must be taken seriously. Following COVID-19 and the black summer bushfire crisis, now more than ever, is the most...

Global warming sending reefs deeper and fish further

Reef Life Survey diver

Andrew Fewster, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Due to global warming, rising water temperatures are having dramatic effects on the ecology of coral reefs, recent studies have shown. One study shows that as waters warm, fish are able to extend their hunting range, which will impact on invertebrates such as crabs, lobsters, and sea urchins. “As...

Farmers urge greenhouse gas cut

Farmers urge greenhouse gas cut

James Williams, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

WA farmers are calling for an urgent reduction to greenhouse gas emissions as Perth sweats through above-average March temperatures. A new report has found the summer-like conditions that usually appear early spring are now continuing well into autumn, and that the pattern will occur more often. The...

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