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March 2018

Big Cats

1 March 2018

Photo by Australian Wildlife Conservancy The theme for World Wildlife Day 2018 is “Big cats: predators under threat”, bringing attention to these charismatic animals and highlighting the fact that their populations are declining at an alarming rate – over the past 100 years tiger populations have plummeted by 95%, and African lion populations dropped by …

February 2018

Carbon Hero – Julie Muir – Celebrant

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15 February 2018

Julie Muir is a marriage celebrant in Newcastle, who loves creating personalized wedding ceremonies for her clients – and caring for the environment! Julie plants a tree for every couple she marries, and also offsets the paper used in the weddings that she is the celebrant for. She’s already helped us plant 53 trees, and …

January 2018

Top 5 Tips for a Sustainable Summer

11 January 2018

(Photo by Vincent Wong) Summer is here – warm weather, long days, beautiful sunshine and time for adventure! Get outside and enjoy our beautiful natural environment, and take care of it while you do.   1 – Reusable water bottle Take a reusable water bottle with you. It’s really important to stay hydrated in the …

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 …