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Culling dingoes start of ‘domino effect’ that may be changing the shape of Australia’s landscape
When a 5,500-kilometre dingo fence was constructed between Queensland and Western Australia in the late 1800s and early 1900s, the idea was to stop dingoes from killing livestock in the pastureland to the south.But by excluding an apex predator, scientists believe we may have triggered a "trophic cascade" that has changed the physical shape of…
Melbourne zoos dump Nestle products over palm oil controversy
Updated July 10, 2018 09:23:03 Zoos Victoria has dumped Nestle products from its kiosks and food carts after the company was suspended from an international organisation that promotes the sustainable use of palm oil.The organisation, which operates the Melbourne and Werribee zoos, has long campaigned for the sustainable production of palm oil — an ingredient…
Video: Woolworths begins its ban on plastic bags in stores
Woolworths begins its ban on plastic bags and vows to reduce wrapping on fresh fruit and vegetables after it was revealed the supermarket chain used 3.2 BILLION bags every year.
Frozen Vegemite ice blocks now at Coles and Woolworths
Would you eat Vegemite-flavoured ICE BLOCKS? Ultra Australian frozen treats are now available in Coles and Woolworths The unique taste of Vegemite has been at the centre of heated debate since 1922.And now the creator, Australian Bega Cheese Group, is ruffling even more feathers with its release of Vegemite 'Ice Cream Pops'.Taking to its social…
Coles and Woolworths come under fire as customers claim reusable bags break on first use
'So much for reusable': Furious shoppers share pictures of flimsy Woolworths and Coles bags tearing apart after one use Coles and Woolworths have come under fire from angry customers who claim their new reusable bags break and tear after one use. Customers have continued to slam the supermarket chains after they banned single use plastic bags…
Australian chain sets 3rd deadline to end free plastic bags CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - A major Australian supermarket chain on Thursday set a third deadline for ending free plastic bags for shoppers, balancing customer anger at an additional shopping expense with environmentalists' demands for corporate action against plastic pollution. Coles has been handing out reusable…
Perth Morley KFC teenage girl crashes into side of fast food restaurant
Drive-thru! Fried chicken loving 15-year-old girl accidentally starts her parents’ 4X4 and smashes it through the wall of a KFC A young girl has taken the concept of drive-through a little too literally after smashing straight into the wall of a KFC. The 15-year-old girl was driving the 4X4 when it smashed through the wall of…
Coles pledges to match dollar-for-dollar customers’ donations to drought-affected farmers
Coles pledges to match dollar-for-dollar customers' donations to drought-affected farmers Supermarket giant Coles has announced that they will match every dollar their customers donate to Australia's drought-affected farmers for the rest of the month. Throughout August, every donation made at Coles checkouts will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the supermarket itself, with the raised funds being provided…
Woolworths’ boss upset with claims supermarket is profiting by charging 15c per plastic bag
Woolworths boss slams claims that the supermarket giant is profiteering from banning plastic bags by charging up to 99 cents for reusable carriers Woolworths' chief executive has hit out at critics claiming the company would try and profiteer from the banning of single use plastic bags at supermarkets. Woolworths group chief executive Brad Banducci said clearing…
Sainsbury´s and Asda bosses to be grilled by MPs over…
Sainsbury´s and Asda bosses to be grilled by MPs over merger The chief executives of Sainsbury’s and Asda have been summoned before MPs to answer questions on how the supermarkets’ proposed £12 billion merger will impact farmers, suppliers and consumers. Sainsbury’s Mike Coupe and Asda’s Roger Burnley will appear before the Environment, Food and Rural…

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