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No trains leave new suburbs stranded

No trains leave new suburbs stranded | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
New residential developments in Sydney's south-west are at risk of being choked by cars because they won't be served by a rail link until 2020.
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Sydney's south-west's new residents will have to wait until 2020 for access to trains.

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Sewage overflows threaten Sydney beaches, claims Opposition

Sewage overflows threaten Sydney beaches, claims Opposition | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
Partly treated sewage is overflowing into Sydney waterways including the harbour and beaches an average of three times a week, frequently making many of the city’s most popular spots unsafe for swimmers, new figures show.
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City's popular swimming spots are threatened as partly treated sewage is polluting the Sydney waterways.

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Stop marine pollution to protect kelp forests

Stop marine pollution to protect kelp forests | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
Marine biologists have found that reducing nutrient pollution in coastal marine environments should help protect kelp forests from the damaging effects of rising CO2.
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By reducing nutrient pollution in coastal marine environments, kelp forests can be protected from the damaging effects of rising CO2.

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New breed of centres face challenge of getting waste management down to a tee

New breed of centres face challenge of getting waste management down to a tee | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
THE environmental legacy of your cup of tea comes down to where you drink it.
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SITA Environmental Solutions produces compost from organic content. They also take recyclables from domestic waste.

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Residents pack town hall over air pollution

Residents pack town hall over air pollution | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
AIR pollution was a hot topic at an environmental forum in Anglesea yesterday, as concerned residents packed out the town hall.
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The health of Surf Coast residents are vulnerable to sources of air pollution.

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