sustainability

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UNSW Sydney will switch to 100% renewable electricity, expand onsite solar energy generation and improve energy and water efficiency to reduce the University’s environmental footprint.

Sea horses are among the marine animals that depend on the sea grasses for habitat.

On this year’s International Day of Biodiversity, we are showcasing some of our scientists who are working to safeguard our ecosystems – both far away and close to home.

A fish farming project in Papua New Guinea

A UNSW scientist’s fish farming expertise is helping increase nutrition and provide a steady income, as well as a host of other benefits for people in PNG and Vietnam.
 

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The 'plyscraper' is the product of breakthroughs in materials and the desire for sustainable urban living, says Dr Philip Oldfield, Associate Professor in UNSW’s Faculty of Built Environment.

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New efforts to reduce and re-use waste to boost a ‘circular’ economy are underway.

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UNSW sustainability innovator Professor Veena Sahajwalla will lead a new centre energising the circular economy in NSW. 

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UNSW Sydney is installing a second rainwater capture and reuse pit under its Kensington campus to reduce stormwater damage and replenish water supplies in the local area. 

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Shopping for a mobile phone is confusing at the best of times, and trying to find an environmentally friendly option is even harder. UNSW's Miles Park provides some answers.

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Micro-factories have enormous potential to reduce waste, create jobs and provide business opportunities if the government and businesses get behind them, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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Fish and chip packaging made of seaweed and a documentary about council clean-ups are among projects by UNSW design students at the Australian Design Centre’s Designing Bright Futures exhibition.

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