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Pioneering study shows value of non-lethal whale research. Aug 1, 2010 688
Water interception a reform risk. Brief article Aug 1, 2010 224
Urban turbine for Australia. Aug 1, 2010 214
Mandatory disclosure amendments welcomed by building industry. Brief article Aug 1, 2010 227
Electric cars on trial in the west. Brief article Aug 1, 2010 237
New toolkit of building material life cycle resources. Brief article Aug 1, 2010 233
IPCC fifth report. Brief article Aug 1, 2010 198
Reformed illegal loggers become forest guardians. Brief article Aug 1, 2010 223
The smarts on evolving society. Book review Dec 1, 2009 393
350 reasons for climate action. Dec 1, 2009 347
Securing South Australia's coastal bounty: an incredible diversity of marine species was recently recorded in the Chain of Bays, about 700 kilometres west of Adelaide, during an inaugural near-shore marine survey of the region by volunteer divers. The find has added weight to the efforts of the state government and other stakeholders to work to safeguard the region. Jun 1, 2009 1766
Cheers to an historic polar research collaboration. Cover story Jun 1, 2009 1415
Conservation auctions assist private biodiversity conservation. Jun 1, 2009 698
Golden nectar gone green: last year was the year of the 'green' beer. Not the St Patrick's Day green, but the environmentally friendly, quench-your-conscience-while-you-quench-your-thirst kind of green. Wendy Pyper checked to see which earn their colours. Feb 1, 2009 1343
Cave stalagmites provide new clues to Australian climate. Dec 1, 2008 666
Redefining our agricultural future. Jun 1, 2008 983
Economic profit the key to sustainable fisheries. Apr 1, 2008 803
Counting whales in the ice. Reprint Dec 1, 2007 641
Population survey pilots an unmanned aircraft. Reprint Dec 1, 2007 665
Preparing for sea-level rise. Jun 1, 2007 2991
Council achievers have a global reach: through a range of international campaigns and remarkably effective support programs, ICLEI has empowered local governments in 67 countries to engage business, industry, residents and wider levels of government to seize the sustainability initiative. Wendy Pyper reports on the outstanding success of this visionary organisation. Organization overview Apr 1, 2007 1990
Ocean management goes global. Apr 1, 2007 734
Queensland's dam strategy raises bigger questions. Oct 1, 2006 2772
Fossilised giant clams give high fidelity climate records: ancient giant clams dug from Papua New Guinea's tropical rainforests have provided Australian paleoclimatologists with a unique and detailed record of climate 400 000 years ago. The new lead promises to help answer some of today's central climate change questions. Aug 1, 2006 1741
Antarctic microbes clean up petroleum pollutants. Jun 1, 2006 702
Urban wildlife questions put residents in the picture. Jun 1, 2006 746
Buying the Bush Family Reserve. Dec 1, 2005 671
The ecosystem Oct 1, 2005 1191
Fish food from wastewater. Aug 1, 2005 826
Teamwork for a survey of sea country. Jun 1, 2005 1775
A stirling idea. Apr 1, 2005 1947
Plants for people: a new project is helping Aboriginal people develop innovative small businesses around traditional knowledge of native plants and their uses. By helping to build self-esteem and self-sufficiency within remote communities, the initiative is also opening up avenues for better communication, and improving appreciation of the value of Aboriginal culture. Jan 1, 2005 1386
On the trail of sexual chemistry: Australia is behind in understanding the levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals in waterways and their effects on wildlife reproductive systems. Now concerted research efforts are being made to better assess local impacts. Jan 1, 2005 1695
The Aquadam: a sea-change for water storage: could a radical Australian idea for floating self-powered desalination reservoirs be a timely solution for water supplies, changing the way we handle water on land? It is an ingenious idea, and it just might work. Nov 1, 2004 1764
Reconciliation re-invigorates solar development. Sep 1, 2004 884
In a spin over super-sized ocean eddies: marine scientists are slowly unravelling the secret lives and effects of vast, current-driven whirlpools off the Australian coastline. Their new insight is expected to greatly assist sustainable management of key fisheries. Jul 1, 2004 1105
Underground nitrogen busting is crucial. Jul 1, 2004 943
Conservation needs re-focusing on our backyards. Jul 1, 2004 850
Stormwater drainage is reducing stream biodiversity. Jul 1, 2004 571
Do greener cities mean healthier people? How do we measure the effect and role of urban green-areas on our lives? The groundbreaking work of a cross-disciplinary project is answering that question and helping to direct the planning of 'livable' cities. Apr 1, 2004 1557
A view to the future of Australia's fisheries: according to the Australian winner of 2003's prestigious Japan Prize, the path forward for our national fisheries is in improved data, ecosystem research, cutting-edge management policies, and a scheme that rewards sustainable practice. Dr Keith Sainsbury spoke to Wendy Pyper about his optimistic vision. Apr 1, 2004 2026
Gotham City mapped for the grey nurse. Apr 1, 2004 495
Insight into bird recovery in logged areas. Apr 1, 2004 461
A heap of great returns: an Australian innovator and determined entrepreneur is taking on one of the globe's confounding environmental challenges: used tyres. His unique and innovative processing technologY transforms tyres into their component parts, producing jet fuel, carbon for diamonds and other commodities that can be reused in an encouraging array of value-added products. Jan 1, 2004 1508
Koalas are losing out to traffic. Jan 1, 2004 717
Plants could give the us the good oil. Jan 1, 2004 828
Waste plastic to clean fuel. Jan 1, 2004 510
One golden pond: after turning white death into gold on saline land in northern Victoria, entrepreneurs have built an ingeniously simple solar pond that generates cheap heat energy and helps restore salt-laden pastures. Oct 1, 2003 1354
Lessons on fire: from the ashes of the worst blaze to hit the Australian Alps since 1939, scientists have seized a rare opportunity to study the nature of fire in the high country. Their work is revealing new understanding about management interventions needed to ensure the continued survival and functioning of these rare and specialised alpine communities. Oct 1, 2003 1976
Future dilemmas. Oct 1, 2003 1979
Extreme power: after a ten-year planning phase, specially adapted wind turbines are now exceeding expectations at Mawson Station in Antarctica, showing the way ahead for wind power engineering in the most severe conditions. Cover Story Jul 1, 2003 853
Beefing up the locals: Australian genetics know-how is helping South Africans to have heavier beef, healthier land, and a happier life. Australia gains too. Jul 1, 2003 1720
Worm eater shows green promise: a new weapon in the war against nematode parasites of livestock is on the verge of deployment. It could help fulfil an increasing demand for agricultural commodities free of chemical inputs. Jul 1, 2003 554
What's wood worth? Jul 1, 2003 433
More plastic from plants. Jul 1, 2003 616
Stocking experiment tests the limits of the lake. (spectrum). Apr 1, 2003 532
Selecting for non-shrink sheep. (spectrum). Apr 1, 2003 429
Butterfly booklet. (spectrum). Apr 1, 2003 138
A blueprint for change: a college of Australian scientists has charted a course for sustainable land management. Wendy Pyper seeks the wisdom of the Wentworth Group. (The Wentworth View). Apr 1, 2003 507
Sea snakes and trawling. (journal extracts). Apr 1, 2003 507
Recycling water, up and down to the Darling. Jan 1, 2003 899
Searching soils for functional genes. Jan 1, 2003 587
Take-home tips for smarter prawning. Jan 1, 2003 676
Mining tool retrained to seek acids and salts. Jan 1, 2003 673
Hybrid turbine mines power from waste. Jan 1, 2003 672
Feeding the future: could a sorghum from Ethiopia offer a pathway to food security in a drier world? Jan 1, 2003 2275
Fly fishing: Wendy Pyper consults the earbones of barramundi for clues to their life in the Fly. Jan 1, 2003 1558
Unearthing geckos and truffles. Jan 1, 2003 817
The great frog survey. Jan 1, 2003 445
More milk for India. Jan 1, 2003 545
An educated rush. Oct 1, 2002 383
Talking textiles. (spectrum). Oct 1, 2002 607
Medicinal roots. (spectrum). Oct 1, 2002 760
Mystery owl gives two hoots. Oct 1, 2002 808
Greeting Elliot the sauropod: Wendy Pyper has a dig at Australia's biggest dinosaur. (spectrum). Oct 1, 2002 760
Finding non-fish diets for prawns: Wendy Pyper finds that meat and lupin meals are showing promise as replacements for fish-based feeds in the aquaculture industry. Oct 1, 2002 1310
Cattle and conservation can be a costly mix: what is the true cost of on-farm conservation, and who will pay? Oct 1, 2002 1774
Being water wise in spaceship suburbia. Oct 1, 2002 694
Deepwater sharks dogged by overfishing. (spectrum). Jul 1, 2002 1024
Preserving taxonomy. (spectrum). Jul 1, 2002 1094
Running with bugs: Wendy Pyper braves the icy waters of southern Tasmania to find tiny indicators of healthy water. Jul 1, 2002 1151
Mossies and malaria. (journal extracts). Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 376
Age riddle confounds fair fishing for krill. (spectrum). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 595
Tuning in to grey nurse conservation. (spectrum). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 550
Night shift. (spectrum). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 750
Gene sleuths get behind the whale. (spectrum). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 571
Southern remedies: Wendy Pyper meets some cool contenders in the hunt for novel biological diversity. Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 855
Moss mystery solved. (journal extracts). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 258
A model of efficiency. (spectrum). Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 379
Looking into Malaysia's haze. Jan 1, 2002 541
Cereal killer. Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 967
Taming the yabby: Wendy Pyper meets an Australian icon with great export potential. Jan 1, 2002 1721
Operation mango: Wendy Pyper meets a team of mango breeders determined to coax more fruit from our delectable but erratic Kensington Pride. Jan 1, 2002 2682
Seed-bank sleuths. (journal extracts). Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 291
Coral cuisine. (journal extracts). Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 383
Red alert for red-eyed pigeons. (spectrum). Brief Article Oct 1, 2001 679
Small particles, big business. Brief Article Oct 1, 2001 583
Breath-testing the savanna: Australia's tropical savannas are the focus of world-first research into the effects of rising carbon dioxide levels on a natural tropical ecosystem. Oct 1, 2001 1218
Breeding like rabbits: advanced genetic technologies are being used to help farmers diversify into rabbit production. Oct 1, 2001 3238
Green plastic. (Spectrum). Brief Article Jul 1, 2001 724

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