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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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