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Latest Stories

More critically endangered wildlife thought wiped out by bushfires emerge

Date: 24-Jun-20
Author: Laura Chalk
Stories of survival are still cropping up around the country six months on from the summer’s devastating bushfires.

Everyday Enviro with Elise - It's the little things

Date: 24-Jun-20
Author: Elise Catterall
How often do you “over-dispense”? Elise discusses the simple changes we can all make to be a little less wasteful with the products we purchase.

Robotic submarine helping uncover deep sea secrets during pandemic

Date: 24-Jun-20
Author: Liam Taylor
A robotic research ship is helping researchers better understand the deep water Coral Sea reefs off the north east coast of Australia, uncovering unexpected secrets.

Make It Wood photo competition winners announced

Date: 24-Jun-20
Author: David Rowlinson
The finalists and winners of the Make It Wood photo competition were announced on Monday 22nd June. We received over 450 entries, many of which were of a very high calibre, making the judges’ decision a very difficult one. Congratulations to the winners and finalists.

World’s most trafficked animal granted protection

Date: 24-Jun-20
Author: Liam Taylor
China has officially granted the pangolin the protected status possible in a huge win for the species’ conservation.

Planet Ark Power technology integral to innovative microgrid project

Date: 22-Jun-20
Author: Rachael Ridley
Planet Ark Power will have its award-winning technology featured in a Government-funded research project into advanced microgrids conducted by leading Queensland researchers.

The social media challenge helping recyclers during coronavirus

Date: 22-Jun-20
Author: Alejandra Laclette
A social media challenge is helping Australians recycle right and reduce contamination in kerbside bins.

Are you looking for more recycling services for your workplace?

Date: 22-Jun-20
Author: Claire Bell
Reducing business waste and increasing recycling services is one way to become more sustainable and often saves money. The Business Recycling website can help take your workplace recycling to the next level.

Australasian Recycling Label receives top marks in international report

Date: 18-Jun-20
Author: Alejandra Laclette
A big tick of approval for the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL), which has been positively evaluated in a global assessment of recycling and sustainability labelling on plastic packaging.

Business Recycling turns ten!

Date: 18-Jun-20
Author: Alejandra Laclette
In 2010, Planet Ark launched the Business Recycling website with the purpose of creating a national online recycling and waste disposal directory. Ten years later the platform is helping more Australian businesses than ever before.

Viral turtle footage shows success of conservation project

Date: 17-Jun-20
Author: Liam Taylor
Millions of people around the world have been captivated over the last week by incredible images of tens of thousands of turtles gathering off Cape York Peninsula, but this may not have been possible without concerted conservation efforts.

The Nightcap Oak rises from the ashes

Date: 16-Jun-20
Author: Jennifer McMillan
The critically endangered Nightcap Oak, Eidothea hardeniana, is showing resilience after the devasting bushfires swept through their last remaining habitat.


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