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Plants in space; paleo-art; 3D-printed meds; your brain on AI; First Nations-First Scientists; counting koalas

The national festival that reaches more than 2 million people through thousands of events is back from 10 to 18 August. Entertainment, business, environment, food and wine, Indigenous media, the...

Woodlea community plants thousands of native plants for six consecutive years to support local ecosystems

Woodlea, awarded Victoria’s Best Masterplanned Community, has partnered with local environment not-for-profit ‘We Love Aintree’, for its sixth consecutive Community Tree Planting Day on Sunday 28th July. Kicking off at 9am, the event is expecting 200-300 volunteers to plant around 3,000 native grasses and saltbush at the Aintree Reserve. These locally sourced plants will help […]

From Insight to Action: AI’s Impact on ESG

By Erandhi Mendis, Social Impact Leader, Australia and New Zealand, Kyndryl Australia finds itself at a sustainability crossroads. It’s clear that environmental concerns among businesses are rising, with close to half (45%) of Australian organisations acknowledging sustainability’s importance in Kyndryl’s recent Global Sustainability Barometer report. However, questions remain as to whether sustainability programs are the real deal […]

New healthy funding opportunities for local start-ups

Start-ups across Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong are being given a new opportunity to receive funding and support from Bupa to help develop innovative solutions that create healthier and more sustainable societies in addition to breaking down barriers to accessing quality healthcare. The 2024 eco-Disruptive program provides select start-ups with £25,000 (or local currency […]

Australia’s peak body for environment professionals to meet on the future of biodiversity offsets, nature positive

More than 300 environmental professionals will assemble in Canberra next week to analyse the transition from biodiversity offsetting to nature positive at a pivotal conference hosted by the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand from 23-25 July. The National Biodiversity Offsets Conference comes at a time when offsets and governments are under increased scrutiny for […]

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