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November 2016

Preston Waters – 2016 Monitoring Report

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24 November 2016

The 404 hectare site at Preston Waters, Morawa is now 4 years old and is showing excellent survival results with high species diversity. Originally used for broad-scale agriculture including grazing and cropping, the site has now been revegetated with a variety of native species including: eucalypt malaleuca acacia salt bush rhagodia, and hakea This was …

Protect Perth’s biodiversity

14 November 2016

Perth is nestled in a biodiversity hotspot – one of only 35 in the world – which also extends throughout south western WA, covering much of our rural landscape. Globally, these hotspots represent just 2.3% of the Earth’s land surface, yet more than half of our land-dwelling species are found nowhere else. Protecting our biodiversity …

September 2016

Wildflowers of WA: A key to biodiversity

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29 September 2016

WA is world famous for its wildflowers. Every spring, an abundance of colour spreads across the state from north to south between June and November. There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers in WA, making it the world’s largest collection. As many of them can not be found anywhere else in the world, WA’s wildflowers have …

July 2016

Native Plant Revegetation: “Art and Science”

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12 July 2016

Since 2012, Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund has collaborated in the revegetation of over 1100 hectares of uneconomic farmland in the Yarra Yarra Biodiversity Corridor. The carbon offsets produced there have been accredited under the international Gold Standard certification, an Australian first, and have contributed greatly to the biodiversity in the area. In order to achieve …

September 2015

First Australian Project to Achieve Gold Standard Accreditation

21 September 2015

We’re proud to announce that the Yarra Yarra Biodiversity Corridor is the first Australian sustainability project to achieve the international Gold Standard certification. Over the past eight years, Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund,  Carbon Neutral Pty Ltd, and Auscarbon have established innovative large-scale reforestation projects which extend across 10,000 hectares of the Western Australian Wheatbelt – in the process creating Australia’s largest re vegetation …

March 2015

March 21 is International Day of Forests

20 March 2015

The United Nations says global deforestation continues at an alarming rate, with 13 million hectares of forest destroyed annually. And deforestation accounts for 12 to 20 percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions. But what we often forget is that forests are home to more than 80% of the world’s terrestrial species of animals, plants …