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Nev Hyman with village elder in Vanuatu credit Ted Grambeau Photography/Nev House
Class: society-style
Australian surfing icon delivers sustainable houses for communities in need
From surfboards to sustainable shelters, Nev Hyman’s latest startup is providing safe, affordable housing to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. His low-cost houses are cyclone-proof, built al ...
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Carnegie Wave Energy, CETO 6
Class: technology-style
Riding the clean energy wave
Australia’s Carnegie Wave Energy is attracting global interest after building and operating the world’s first commercial-scale wave energy array connected to the power grid and producing desalinated w ...
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Local people from the Arabian Desert in Jordan helping Mina draw water from a well
Class: society-style
MINA GULI: Athlete, educator, water-saving wonder woman
Beijing-based Australian Mina Guli is educating students around China about the severity of the global water crisis and raising awareness by completing superhuman challenges.
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Seabin, Co-founders Pete Ceglinski and Andrew Turton
Class: environment-style
Australian invention Seabin tackles ocean pollution
Two Australian boat builders have developed a world-first product to clean the world’s oceans, one marina at a time.
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Veena Sahajwalla: UNSW SMaRT Lab, High Temperature Furnace: Photographer Peter Morris
Class: technology-style
Veena Sahajwalla: Waste Warrior
From Mumbai to Australia, scientist and engineer Veena Sahajwalla is revolutionising the way societies use waste, with a world-first invention - 'green steel'
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Peter Harrison driving dive boat
Class: environment-style
Peter Harrison - International coral 'sexpert'
Coral has been the focus of Professor Peter Harrison’s life for more than 35 years. As reef systems come under increasing environmental pressure around the world, Harrison is racing against the cl ...
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Cullen Wines: Chief Wine Maker Vanya Cullen, Photographer Frances Andrijich
Class: food-style
Cullen Wines: A Force of Nature
In Western Australia’s Margaret River wine region, one of the founding families of the Australian wine industry has turned to biological farming and carbon neutral energy to make some of the best wine ...
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Professor Emma Johnston, credit UNSW
Class: environment-style
Prof. Emma Johnston: Underwater Trailblazer Tags: Inspiring Australian Women
Emma Johnston’s passion and laboratory are Sydney Harbour and the coastal waters and estuaries of Australia’s ‘marine estate’. The multi-award winning scientist and communicator uses her brains, coll ...
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Ron Allum at work, Image provided by Ron Allum Deepsea Services Pty Ltd
Class: environment-style
The man who built James Cameron a foam submarine
For decades, Ron Allum has been assisting directors to access and film in some of the most remote locations on earth. After developing an innovative material to allow Hollywood heavy hitter James Came ...
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