Staff and students celebrated Earth Hour last weekend in an effort to reduce their power consumption on campus and college grounds.
Almost 200 staff pledged to reduce UWA’s power usage over the entire Earth Hour weekend by shutting down their computers and diligently switching off lights, air-conditioning and equipment before leaving their workplaces.
Earth Hour, the environmental campaign created in Australia and taken up by the world, will take place this Saturday 26 March, when participants from over 128
countries will take the collective action of ‘lights out' for one hour at
In an online survey seeking information on Perth people's preference for expanding the drinking water supply through a second desalination scheme or a recycled water scheme, a natural resource economist postgraduate student at The University of Western Australia found that Perth's population was split into two camps.
The Vice-Chancellor Advisory Committee for Sustainable Development is moving forward with the establishment of the University's Sustainable Development strategic directions for 2010 - 2013. The next workshop is on Recycling, to be held 24 March.