Koalas have home ranges and attachments to particular trees, but they also need to move – to escape fire and to live, breed, expand their gene pool and maintain disease resistance.
The Macarthur region in Sydney is host to a historically continuous population of koalas, known as the Campbelltown population.
The population of between 250 and 500 koalas is surviving in a landscape that is predominantly native bushland, connected to rural farmland or peri-urban environment. It is one of the few remaining populations in the Sydney region and is considered to be healthy plus uniquely Chlamydia free.
The relationship between seaweed and livestock has the potential to seriously reduce emissions in the agriculture sector. A possible Australian breakthrough!Research has shown that it only takes 1% of
dried seaweed mixed in to feed to disrupt methane production in
ruminants. The seaweed-infused feed can reduce methane emissions from
livestock by as much as 98 per cent.
Asparagopsis taxiformis, a red algae native to Australia,
reacts with vitamin B12 during digestion, effectively removing most of
the methane caused by the fermentation of plant matter in the animal’s
Compostable stretch kitchen wrap business Great Wrap has launched its Australian-made compostable catering wrap for businesses across the country.
Made from food waste, Great Wrap initially launched a domestic
Compostable Cling Wrap, but now provides a solution for commercial waste
challenges that is suitable for restaurants, grocers, delis, bakers and
The company also takes pre-orders for for pallet wrap.An easy solution for businesses to eliminate single-use plastics.https://www.innovationaus.com/great-wrap-launches-compostable-catering-wrap/?