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December 2017

Carbon Hero – LegalVision

15 December 2017

Today we’re celebrating LegalVision, a commercial law firm committed to innovation and the environment! They have donated 1000 trees to help give our planet a happy New Year, offsetting 160 tonnes of carbon – the equivalent of taking 30 cars off the road for a year! LegalVision caters to a full range of commercial law needs, with …

October 2017

Abbott on Climate Change

12 October 2017

(Image via Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website – www.dfat.gov.au [CC BY 3.0 au], via Wikimedia Commons) Ex PM Abbott’s statements on climate change are not worthy of rebuttal. They are not the beliefs of a true climate change denier but those of a spiteful deposed PM seeking to destabilise Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership. Abbott is …

September 2017

The Cottonbush Conundrum

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18 September 2017

Planting the trees is only part of the story when establishing thriving bushland in previously degraded areas. Our 2014 Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Reforestation Project , a 38 hectare planting in the Banyowla Conservation Park in the Perth foothills. The land had been cleared for orchards and grazing – restoring it to bushland provided valuable habitat for …

Carbon Hero – R-Group

11 September 2017

In just 6 months, R-Group have offset more than 10 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. We talked to Amy, the office manager at R-Group, to find out a little more about what they are doing for the environment!   Can you tell us a little about yourself and the inspirations behind your brand? I’m Amy, …

Threatened Malleefowl Found At Terra Grata

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7 September 2017

(Image by butupa via Wikimedia Commons) The malleefowl is one of three Australian bird species that builds enormous mounds of soil and leaves in which to incubate its eggs, and is the only megapode that lives in dry inland scrub. About the size of a domestic chicken, malleefowl  spend most of their time on the …

July 2017

Ten Tips To Help You Ditch The Plastic!

31 July 2017

When you really stop to notice it, plastic is everywhere. I thought I was already doing a lot to reduce my plastic waste. I have reusable shopping bags, and remember to use them (mostly). I carry a reusable water bottle, have a Keep Cup on my desk for emergency coffee breaks, and bring my lunch …

Biodiversity Works

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25 July 2017

The results of a baseline biodiversity survey highlights the potential to create a major wildlife corridor by planting a new habitat to reconnect remnant bush and nature reserves with multi-species carbon reforestation projects. We are excited to bring you ‘Biodiversity Works – The Hill View Story” The summary report of the results from our first …

June 2017

Trump withdraws from Paris Accord

15 June 2017

(Photo by Global Landscapes Forum) Climate change grabbed the headlines recently with President Trump’s announcement the US will withdraw from Paris Agreement commitments. And here in Australia, ex-PM Abbott is making news by pushing for our Paris commitment target to be more “aspirational”. Rather than being a disaster for climate change action, such negative politicising …

Why is composting important?

15 June 2017

(Photo by Romina Jones) Many of us think that our kitchen scraps will break down just the same in landfill as they would in a compost heap, but unfortunately, this is not the case. Landfill is tightly packed, which means that the materials break down in an anerobic environment – without oxygen. As a result …

Guildford Meadows monitoring

13 June 2017

I recently visited the Guildford Meadows planting site, where 5000 trees were planted in August 2016 and another 3180 November 2016 to restore a 17 hectare site of the Whiteman Park Conservation Area, which was cleared for grazing during the 1930s and 1940s.   Sadly, flooding in February 2017 saw the Swan Valley region declared …