Category: Websites

Urban Environment News website is in hiatus

The Urban Environment News website is currently in hiatus, as I have turned my attention to RealKM Magazine, an exciting new initiative. You can still follow my urban environment news updates on Twitter. Best regards, Bruce Boyes.

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Aqueduct Global Flood Analyzer

World Resources Institute

The Aqueduct Global Flood Analyzer is a web-based interactive platform which measures river flood impacts by urban damage, affected GDP, and affected population at the country, state, and river basin scale across the globe.

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actsmart Canberra and region sustainability initiative


actsmart is an ACT Government initiative that is helping to create a more sustainable Canberra and region.

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It’s raining water tanks: top tips for keeping them healthy and efficient


A quarter of Australian homes have installed a rainwater tank, but CSIRO has found that households may not be aware of some of the maintenance requirements that come with rainwater tank ownership. In response, CSIRO has put together top 5

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Get Ready and Survive: Plan for an Emergency

ABC Emergency

The way to reduce the impact of natural disasters is to plan and become more resilient. The ABC Emergency Get Ready and Survive resources provide information on how to plan for a bushfire, heatwave, storm, earthquake, flood and cyclone emergency

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Australian Groundwater Explorer

Bureau of Meteorology

The Australian Groundwater Explorer provides access to a wide range of groundwater data, including around 800 000 bore locations, bore logs and landscape characteristics. The portal allows you to visualise and analyse groundwater information within an area of interest. Datasets

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World Ocean Observatory

World Ocean Observatory

The World Ocean Observatory is dedicated to information, education and public discourse about the ocean defined as an integrated global social system.

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Seasons Greetings from Urban Environment News

Urban Environment News wishes you a happy and safe festive season and a great start to 2015! Many thanks for your support throughout 2014, a year in which Urban Environment News celebrated ten years of operation.

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Green Electricity Guide

The Green Electricity Guide has been developed to help inform Australians about which electricity retailers really are as ‘green’ as they say they are. By choosing a retailer that invests its money in renewables rather than coal and gas, consumers

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Green Cooling Initiative

Refrigeration and air conditioning are responsible for a significant share of global greenhouse gas emissions. The Green Cooling Initiative aims to provide useful information, give access to knowledge and bring people together working on the same goal: Promoting green cooling worldwide.

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