Lots of good news this week. Click on the image to see links to articles on the above and on Denmark first to offer ‘loss and damage’ funding to the most climate-vulnerable areas, Victoria’s 2020 target smashed, native seed garden, teaching with turtles and more.
Tiwi Islanders win court battle with Santos over drilling in traditional waters The Guardian
Floodplain harvesting regulations disallowed for fourth time Jusin Field video
Origin announces exit from gas exploration, starting with Beetaloo Basin Renew Economy
Consumer watchdog to crack down on fake green claims by business ACCC Media Release
European Parliament votes for a strong EU Deforestation law WWF
In a landmark vote, the European Parliament vowed to limit destruction of the Earth’s forests. For the first time, banks and companies the world over will have to make sure they are not involved in deforestation in order to do business in Europe.
Denmark becomes first to offer ‘loss and damage’ funding to the most climate-vulnerable areas. Daily Mail
Victoria urged to shoot for net-zero by 2034, after new data shows 2020 emissions target “smashed” Renew Economy
Native seed garden a lifeline for Kangaroo Island’s endangered flora ABC News
Teaching with turtles: the NSW program turning school students into conservationists The Guardian
Dartmouth Dam in north-eastern Victoria spills for the first time in 26 years ABC News
Amid an energy crisis, ice cream returns to a Lebanese village thanks to the power of solar ABC News
Seven decades after cheetahs died out in India, a new experiment in ecological stabilisation has brought them back ABC News