sustainability

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19 February 2014
Some of the world’s most respected architects and researchers in design and sustainability will speak at a major international symposium, co-hosted by UNSW, at the Sydney Opera House.
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23 January 2014
The recent Australian heatwave that saw some electricity consumers lose supply was a sobering reminder that we need to provide and use energy more sustainably, writes Hugh Outhred. 
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05 December 2013
We need a robust public debate on the sustainability of our parklands. Without it, our future parks may look and function in ways we may regret, argues Catherine Evans. 
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09 October 2013
The quest to find innovative recycling methods to tackle growing amounts of waste across the globe has attracted researchers and industry delegates to UNSW for the International Sustainability Symposium.
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18 September 2013
Due to overwhelming public interest in hearing Dr David Suzuki deliver the Jack Beale Lecture at UNSW on Saturday, his talk will be streamed live to an adjoining room.
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06 June 2013
A senior United Nations official has told a UNSW audience it is “inexcusable” that so much food is wasted in the world “when millions do not have enough to eat”.
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27 May 2013
UNSW Sustainability and the Institute of Environmental Studies are hosting a debate 'Food, waste and our future', featuring political, academic and social leaders such as OzHarvest’s Ronnie Khan.
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16 March 2013
Consumers must acknowledge that a constant supply of wild-caught fish is not sustainable and curb demand, writes Dr James Smith.
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30 January 2013
UNSW's Dr Ravindra Rajarao will be among young leaders from India and Australia gathering this week for a three day conference aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries.
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16 December 2011
OPINION: A vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing for animal cruelty and the environment, writes Professor Mike Archer in The Conversation.
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16 December 2011
OPINION: Innovation success comes to those who are persistent, writes the creator of 'green steel', Professor Veena Sahajwalla, in the Weekend Australian.
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05 October 2011
Sydneysiders will be forced to think about their energy consumption when they use an appliance hooked up to a plant as part of an interactive art exhibition on sustainability.
14 March 2011
An art project that began in the polluted waterways of Manila opens this week (Tuesday, 15 March) at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.
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12 October 2007
UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer has earmarked sustainability as a priority for the University - in research, teaching and in the way the campus operates.
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26 March 2007
UNSW PhD student Maria Kordjamshidi has won the Australian Institute of Energy's national award for the best Alternative Energy Pathways Project.
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20 March 2007
The bushtucker walk - part of UNSW's groundbreaking Green Trail - is now open to the public.