Weekly Wrap | The IPCC Report, NSW effectively bans off-shore mining, and a whales are back, baby!
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Friday 4 March, 2022: The Thriving Planet Weekly Wrap is the new way of doing sustainability news.

This week in the sustainability news cycle…

The UN releases a devastating new climate change report (via IPCC)

More drought, fire and flood, less snow and coral, UN report says (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

NSW all but bans off-shore mining along the coastline (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

Humpback whales removed from threatened species list (via The Sydney Morning Herald)


We’re also following…

WA weather delivers Perth its hottest summer on record as scientists predict trend to continue (via ABC)

Smoke from Black Summer bushfires depleted ozone layer, study finds (via The Guardian)

Longer fire seasons, warmer nights predicted as firefighters reach technological limits (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

Putting a stop to Koala renting (via The Guardian)


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