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    Environmentally speaking

    Australians are working to improve our quality of life without harming the environment: furniture made from plastic ocean waste, a rubbish bin for the sea, the tallest commercial timber building, 'green' steel, and sustainable chocolate-making...


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    On a mission to clean up space
    Professor Craig Smith has been passionate about astronomy and science since he was a child. Now as CEO of EOS Space Systems, he’s helping build giant lasers to prevent space debris from colliding and creating chaos in our communication and navigation systems on Earth.
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    A pure water future
    CSIRO research scientist Dr Dong Han Seo has made groundbreaking discoveries that could solve the global problem of water scarcity and provide clean drinking water for millions of people around the wo ...
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    The sound of sustainability
    Software developer Echoview is helping governments and scientists worldwide explore the oceans, and support the sustainability of aquatic life, with its world-leading hydroacoustic data processing.
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    Australians in Indonesia: Ewa Wojkowska
    Ewa Wojkowska is determined to improve the life of rural and isolated communities in developing countries.
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    Australians in India: Alexie Seller
    A major in Spanish and Latin American Studies logically meant a career in Central or South America, instead engineer Alexie Seller found herself drawn to India on a mission to provide clean energy to ...
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    A Western Australian farmer Ray Harrington
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    Ray Harrington: Man v Weeds
    A Western Australian farmer is leading the charge in the global war on weeds with innovative technology that is now being used on farms internationally.
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    Australian solar company lighting up India’s slums
    Pollinate Energy CEO Alexie Seller is helping change the lives of poor families living in India’s urban slums by providing solar-powered lights as an alternative to kerosene lamps, which emit deadly t ...
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    Seabin, Co-founders Pete Ceglinski and Andrew Turton
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    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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    Peter Harrison driving dive boat
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    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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