RSPCA says Berejiklian government’s plan ignores evidence and should be reconsidered
Brisbane City Council has no plan to ban plastic straws at council-operated venues, despite pressure from the opposition after other Queensland councils enforced the ban.
Moreton Bay and Cairns Regional councils pledged to phase out single-use plastic straws at council-operated venues and events in April.
Microplastics From Great Pacific Garbage Patch Found in Arctic Sea Ice … Are You Ready to Ditch Plastic Now?
A new carbon farming pilot project across the Southern Rangelands could signal the start of a new multi-billion-dollar industry for Western Australian pastoralists.
This week the State Government gave approvals for WA pastoralists to participate in the Commonwealth's $2.55 billion Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) and upcoming reverse auction.
Yasi the green sea turtle has made a long-awaited return to Fitzroy Island off Cairns, laying seven nests of eggs from which more than 700 baby turtles have hatched.
Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre marine biologist Jen Moloney said Yasi was believed to be between 60 and 80 years old, and last came to nest on the island in 2011 just before Cyclone Yasi struck.