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Written by: Janine Mohamed, Pat Anderson, and Veronica Matthews The urgency of tackling climate change is even greater for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and other First Nation peoples across the globe. First Nations people will be disproportionately affected...
Written by: Wesley Morgan The Pacific Islands are at the frontline of climate change. But as rising seas threaten their very existence, these tiny nation states will not be submerged without a fight. For decades this group has been the world’s...
Written by: Kimberly White  The government of Vanuatu has launched an international campaign to seek an advisory opinion on the issue of climate change and human rights from the world's highest court, the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  The Pacific island...
Written by: Rhett Butler The Australian government has moved to create two new marine protected areas that cover an expanse of ocean twice the size of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The two parks will be established around Christmas Island...
Written by: Victoria Masterson Protected marine sites around Australia are crucial for capturing and storing of greenhouse gases, according to a new UNESCO report. The findings are revealed in an analysis of the 50 seagrass meadows, tidal marshes and mangroves across...
Written by: Megan C. Evans For many businesses, climate change is an existential threat. Extreme weather can disrupt operations and supply chains, spelling disaster for both small vendors and global corporations. It also leaves investment firms dangerously exposed. Businesses increasingly recognise climate change as...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Samoa has launched an ambitious new strategy to protect and preserve its ocean area.  Samoa’s culture and economy are intertwined with its marine health. Samoa’s land mass accounts for less than three percent of...
Written by: Kimberly White  Tasmanian devils have returned to mainland Australia.  In an effort to rewild Australia, conservationists released 26 Tasmanian Devils into a 400-hectare wildlife sanctuary at Barrington Tops National Park. The historic moment is thanks to conservation group Aussie...
Written by: Jake Whitehead, Andrew Wilson, Peta Ashworth, Saphira Rekker, and Tapan K Saha Limiting global warming to well below 2℃ this century requires carbon emissions to reach net zero by around 2050. Australian households have done much to support the transition...
Written by: Kimberly White  Two Australian cities are now powered using 100 percent renewable energy. The City of Sydney and the City of Adelaide have announced that as of July 1st, all city operations will be powered using renewable electricity...
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