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Man Captures Rare Jellyfish Sprite Lightning

When thinking of lightning, most people would come up with images of white, thin strips of light snaking through the sky. However, this is...

Trees and Green Roofs Can Help Reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect

An urban heat island is an urban area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas. The temperature difference is typically larger at...

Do Face Masks Increase Pollution?

Before the coronavirus pandemic, people used to wear face masks to protect themselves from air pollution. With the spread of COVID-19, the use of...

4 Ways to Make Fashion Sustainable

It is estimated that the fashion industry accounts for 10 percent of carbon emissions and 20 percent of wastewater generation every year. Almost half...

Why Are Australian Bushfires Becoming More Intense and More Frequent?

Living on the east side of an outer Melbourne suburb, in the first week of January 2020 clouds of smoky haze drifted past my...

Balloons Are the No. 1 Marine Debris Risk of Mortality for Seabirds

A new IMAS and CSIRO collaborative study has found that balloons are the highest-risk plastic debris item for seabirds — they are 32 times...

East Asia New Threat to Ozone Recovery

Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the Sun’s...

Europe’s Renewable Energy Directive Set to Do More Harm Than Good

Europe’s decision to promote the use of wood as a “renewable fuel” will likely greatly increase Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions and cause severe harm...

Portraits of Significant Urban Trees by Artist Fran Lee

Hatch is an Art Gallery in Ivanhoe and I stepped into it finding a magnificent art exhibition about historic trees growing in the area...

Make the Connection to East Gippsland’s Ancient Forests

The only area on mainland Australia that has preserved the richest biodiversity of continuous forests, untouched since the Ice Age, is in East Gippsland....

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