Tag: Pollution

Join the National Nature Conversation 2015

Places You Love

In 2015, the Places You Love Alliance will host the National Nature Conversation. All Australians are invited to register to be involved. The Places You Love Alliance is a coalition of 42 Australian environment groups that has been working to

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The Australia We Love – a Comprehensive Survey of Australia’s Natural Systems

The Australia We Love

The Places You Love alliance has completed a landmark survey of Australia’s environment. More than any time in our history, humans are impacting the health and function of nature, with significant implications for the well-being and prosperity of Australian society.

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Is your urban tree planting contributing to air pollution?

Trees are planted in urban areas because of the many benefits they bring, such as buffers against climate extremes. However, some species can produce compounds that contribute ozone to the local atmosphere, as revealed in a news article and research paper

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Poisoned Planet – How constant exposure to man-made chemicals is putting your life at risk

In his new book Poisoned Planet, Julian Cribb alerts that man-made chemicals are creating a silent epidemic, but shows we have the tools to clean the planet up and create a healthier, safer future for us all.

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OECD report: Environment at a Glance 2013

The OECD report Environment at a Glance 2013: OECD Indicators offers a comprehensive snapshot of key environmental trends in OECD member countries since the early 1990s. Issues addressed include climate change, air pollution, biodiversity, water resources, and waste. The report reveals

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Brochures and guides: Light pollution impacts on wildlife, energy, safety, and human health

Once a source of wonder, the star-filled nights of just a few years ago are vanishing in a yellow haze. Human-produced light pollution not only mars our view of the stars – it threatens astronomy, disrupts ecosystems, affects human health,

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