Second Emissions Reduction Fund auction secures 45 million tonnes of emissions reduction at $12.25 per tonne

The second Emissions Reduction Fund auction, conducted by the independent Clean Energy Regulator, has awarded contracts for 45.5 million tonnes of emissions reduction at an average price of $12.25 per tonne. The second auction has delivered an even lower average cost per tonne of abatement than the first auction, where 47 million tonnes of emissions…

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Citizen scientists to help monitor marine pollution

Citizen scientists to help monitor marine pollution Fishers and surfers will become citizen scientists in a major new science project to monitor the impact of sewage on Australia’s marine biodiversity and ecosystems. Together with researchers, recreational water users will contribute to a National Outfall Database, to be developed in consultation with the states and Northern…

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Coastal clean-up brings positive results for the Great Barrier Reef

More than 500 volunteers from across Queensland took part in the Great Barrier Reef Clean-up during October, collecting almost 4,000 kilograms of debris. Over two weekends and 12 sites from Cape York to Bundaberg, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority worked in partnership with the Australian Marine Debris Initiative, Tangaroa Blue Foundation, Eco Barge…

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