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Adelaide is losing 75,000 trees a year. Tree-removal laws must be tightened if we want our cities to be liveable and green

Large areas of concrete and asphalt absorb and radiate heat, creating an “urban heat island effect”. It puts cities at risk of overheating as they are several degrees warmer than surrounding areas. Large areas of concrete and asphalt absorb and radiate heat, creating an “urban heat island effect”. It puts cities at risk of overheating […]

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Nature of our Urban Home: How Greater Adelaide can support the biodiversity and climate crisis

The Environment Institute had an incredible evening at its second Nature Festival 2023 event titled “Nature of our Urban Home: How Greater Adelaide can support the biodiversity and climate crisis”. Nature of Our Urban Home featured a learned panel of Costa Georgiadis, a landscape architect and television presenter, currently hosting Gardening Australia on ABC, Dr […]

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Protecting Adelaide’s Urban Trees

Growing Adelaide’s tree canopy has been in the news in recent months, and reports have revealed that we are losing trees at an alarming rate, with potentially devastating consequences for the liveability of our city. To support a review of South Australia’s tree protection laws, the South Australian Attorney General’s Department, Planning and Land Use Services, […]

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Worth Waiting For: The Wine Sale & Waite in the Spotlight 2018

The Waite Campus is the place to be on Thursday 1 November 2018! Not only famous for it’s ‘One Day Wine Sale’, Waite will also be hosting it’s third annual ‘Waite in the Spotlight’ event at Lirra Lirra. This is your chance to stock up on wines from the University of Adelaide ahead of the […]

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