Industry News

  • 1st Sep 15 12:00 AM

    Countdown begins to the world’s leading environmental summit

    Gland, Switzerland, 1 September 2015 (IUCN) – Today marks one year to the opening of the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016, the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental decision-making forum that will define the future path for nature conservation.

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  • 28th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    CITES and IUCN bolster collaboration in tackling poaching and illegal wildlife trade

    Geneva, 28 August 2015 – The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature have signed an agreement this week to strengthen the cooperation between the two organisations in minimising the illegal killing of and related illegal trade in elephants and other CITES-listed flagship species in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific region.

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  • 26th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    SeaWeek 2015 Launches

    The annual SeaWeek event is now being managed by the AAEE Marine Education SIG. As a tribute to MESA, the theme for SeaWeek 2015 is 'Celebrating SeaWeek'. This year, we will take a look back at past SeaWeeks and some of MESA's outstanding resources. Get involved in SeaWeek 2015, launching 5-13 September. Visit the SeaWeek 2015 web […]

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  • 26th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    AAEE E-Bulletin August 2015

    For the latest news, events, resources, jobs and general updates nationally, read the latest AAEE E-bulletin.

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  • 25th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    IUCN’s new Human Resources Director announced

    IUCN is pleased to announce the appointment of Ramiro Zacarías as its new Global Director for Human Resources (HR).

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  • 25th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    5 Printing Tips That'll Save You Money

    Everyone loves a win-win situation. Especially when it's easy. So we've put together some 'toner tips' that are good for the environment, will save you or your workplace money, and are just easy to do.

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  • 20th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    World Water Week: A new course for water and development

    Safeguarding the planet's water resources is critical to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That is the message of this year's World Water Week, the annual global conference on water, which starts on Sunday with the theme 'Water for Development.'

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  • 19th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    Reduce Your Pet's Paw Print

    Whether you're a cat person or a dog person, it doesn't matter. Pets can have a significant paw print and here are a few ideas that can help reduce it.

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  • 19th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    Fun & Easy Gardening Tips For Kids

    There's nothing kids love doing more than getting their hands dirty. Whether it's raining or the sun is out, making mud pies or finding wriggly worms in the ground, it always puts a smile on their faces.

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  • 18th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    Growing a Garden Among the Cartridges

    We all know how important an inspiring school can be for your kids. As part of the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' and Officeworks Schools Competition, we asked 'Why is it important for your school to recycle printer cartridges?' We have some inspiring responses.

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  • 18th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    You might not even know you're doing it...

    How many times a week does Planet Ark help you out? We created this ad to sum up what we're all about...Enjoy

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  • 14th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    Wood encouragement policies gaining momentum

    Wellington Shire Council in eastern Victoria has become the second local government area in Australia to adopt a wood encouragement policy. The policy encourages the use of wood as the preferred material for construction and fit out of council buildings where appropriate.

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  • 10th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    Bagging Waste

    A small change to the packaging of tea bags helped Unilever eliminate 28 tonnes of waste heading to landfill.

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  • 6th Aug 15 12:00 AM

    ISA PR and Marketing Committee Seeking Volunteers

    Do you have a flair for marketing? Or a passion for public and industry outreach? Then you may be what we are looking for. The PR and Marketing Committee is seeking new members from diverse backgrounds. If you are interested in volunteering to serve, please complete the application for consideration.

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  • 30th Jul 15 12:00 AM

    Up Front Free Solar

    Do you work for one of the many schools, councils or businesses that have an aim of reducing their energy related carbon emissions but find the up front costs are proving too difficult to overcome? Then Planet Ark Power may be just what you're looking for. Designed specifically for medium-sized organisations it enables the installation of roof-top solar panels with no up front costs. And lower annual power bills.

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  • 29th Jul 15 12:00 AM

    Tree Cheers For Australia!

    Australia has 22 million reasons to celebrate after planting more than 1.3 million trees at this year's National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day!

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  • 29th Jul 15 12:00 AM

    The Only Thing We Have to Fear...

    Fear is a great motivator right? It's used to motivate action in public health and driving campaigns as well as to sell lots of products like security equipment. Many people would argue that the most fearful issue we are facing, as a society, is environmental destruction and climate change.

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  • 28th Jul 15 12:00 AM

    4 Steps to a Naturally Happy Workplace

    The average Australian works 40 hours a week. How they feel while they are at work, therefore, has a big impact on how they feel during the other parts of their life. Being content and happy at work depends on a number elements and one of those, surprisingly, is nature. Here are 4 ways to grow nature time and happiness at work.

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  • 24th Jul 15 12:00 AM

    Tree Cheers For Australia!

    Australia has 22 million reasons to celebrate after planting more than 1.3 million trees at this year's National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day, bringing the total number to over 22 million trees planted by more than 3.5 million participants since our campaign began in 1996.

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  • 23rd Jul 15 12:00 AM

    Have a dirty weekend at home

    There are literally hundreds of National Tree Day events happening around the country this weekend. But if you can't make it along to one of them or can't find one in your area don't feel left out. You can take part at home!

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