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October 3, 2019

2019 Banksia Sustainability Award finalists announced, global goals showcased

2019 Banksia Sustainability Award finalists announced, global goals showcased Marine protection, sharing economies, green buildings, Indigenous employment and climate action feature strongly in the crop of finalists in the 2019 Banksia Sustainability Awards. The Banksia Foundation has today announced the shortlist for the awards, which spans 10 categories and celebrates sustainable development by businesses, communities, individuals and governments. The finalists include: A project using drones and artificial intelligence to protect endangered plants A holiday tour company which encourages travellers to adopt sustainable habits An Indigenous-led partnership delivering joint-management plans for state parks A local government using carbon offsets to restore grazing land for use by koalas A charity working with a community to develop a model of sustainable housing Winners in each category, including the overall Gold Award and a special Minister for the Environment Award, will be announced at a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency, Sydney, on Tuesday,...
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