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'Bikini cowgirl', 19, who works on an outback farm takes the world by storm with ...

The Daily Mail 20 Mar 2023
A glamourous young farm worker is winning thousands of fans for sharing her day-to-day life. Storm Hogan rides, trains and exercises horses in rural South Australia and documents her life in the country often donning her cowboy boots and a bikini ... I'm 19 and I turn 20 in July and yes I'm from Australia,' she said.

UN holds rare conference on global water crisis

Yahoo Daily News 20 Mar 2023
"It's now or never, as we say, a once in a generation opportunity," he told AFP ... And the situation is dire ... "We take too much water from our ground ... - 'Drop by drop' - ... The ideas range from building cheap toilets for millions of people around the world to improving farm irrigation techniques in Australia and enhancing access to drinking water in Fiji.

‘If we want to eat it, we have to farm it’: the push to grow Australia’s $2bn aquaculture industry

The Observer 19 Mar 2023
They took on fish farming, eventually settling in the Atherton Tablelands of far-north Queensland where they now hatch, breed and grow redclaw crayfish ... I think we will very quickly deplete any species that we stop farming.” ... Farmed fish now makes up 43% of all fish produced in Australia. Farmed red claw freshwater crayfish.

Seaweed production has grown by nearly 75% globally in the past decade

Fresh Plaza 17 Mar 2023
In Australia and Hawaii, others are racing to grow seaweed that, when fed to livestock, can cut methane excretion ... Far beyond South Korea, new farms have cropped up in Maine, the Faeroe Islands, Australia, even the North Sea.

Energy Insiders Podcast: What price solar and storage?

Renew Economy 17 Mar 2023
Acen Australia CEO Anton Rohner talks solar and storage after opening Australia’s biggest solar farm, and the controversy over Tasmania wind project. ....

Nature in danger as mountain forest loss quickens

Yahoo Daily News 17 Mar 2023
Wildflowers and Mountains on a sunny day in a national park ... Logging and wildfires caused most of the loss, followed by agriculture ... The most significant losses were in Asia, South America, Africa, Europe, and Australia. The researchers singled out the expansion of farming into highland areas of Southeast Asia as a major cause of the acceleration ... ....

ACEN moves forward with 720 MW Australian solar farm

PV Magazine 16 Mar 2023
The largest solar project in the Australian state of New South Wales has officially opened, with ACEN Australia confirming that the first 400 MW stage of its planned 720 MW New England Solar Farm is now progressing through the commissioning process ... ACEN Australia Chief Executive ...

Pictured: Calf named Happy born with smiley face markings spared abattoir

The Daily Telegraph 16 Mar 2023
The black and white Holstein calf, born this week on a farm in Australia, can now look forward to a future as “a lawnmower”, its owners say ... The markings were first noticed by farmer Barry Coster when he was doing the rounds of his farm near the town of Ripplebrook, in the state of Victoria ... Animals, Australia, Oceania.

3D Oil wraps up Aussie farmout deal with ConocoPhillips

Natural Gas World 16 Mar 2023
ConocoPhillips Australia will drill an exploration well within the primary term, currently ending February 2025, in which it will ... 3D Oil said this farm-in builds on the previously announced agreement with ConocoPhillips Australia, to enter T/49P, also as the 80% interest holder.

Strong horticulture value growth in the short-term but warnings of drier times ahead

Fresh Plaza 16 Mar 2023
It is expected that improvements in access to labor, low water prices, improved logistics, and less volatile weather in Australia will allow producers to grow more premium-grade produce with fewer quality downgrades than in recent years ... that farming is a sustainable growth engine for Australia.

For one young couple, farming dream becomes reality

Hastings Tribune 16 Mar 2023
ARLINGTON — A childhood dream to be a farmer might seem unreachable for a kid who didn’t grow up on a farm, but Davis Behle just kept dreaming ... Instead of playing with LEGOs, I had little plastic farm animals and built fences,” Behle said ... “For a while now, Lori and I were thinking it would be wonderful to carry on some farm family’s legacy.”.

Fjällräven perceived as most sustainable brand for fourth year

Victoria Advocate 16 Mar 2023
Today, Fjällräven partners with New Zealand-based ZQ Wool which accredits and works with farms across New Zealand and Australia and ensures wool supply, quality and integrity ... In comparison to ZQ-certified wool, ZQRX also creates a standard for holistically managed farming practices, which helps to improve soil quality and sequester carbon.

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