MATT da SILVA

Journalism portfolio

 

My news stories, feature articles and opinion pieces have appeared in a range of niche, industry and general interest publications. Refresh the page for a different selection of stories.

Random selection

Notice: Undefined variable: dir in /websites/ma/matthewdasilva.com/portfolio/journalism.php on line 62

Ethical Investor sets the agenda, facilitates thought-leadership and builds audiences for Australian business and investors in the sustainability arena.

June 2011

A holistic approach to sustainable purchasing

While some organisations have taken the initiative to promote sustainable procurement, the biggest changes occur when the decision to go green comes from the very top.

>> Read story

Good Fruit and Vegetables is a publication of Rural Press, Australia's largest publisher of regional and agricultural news and information.

March 2012

Biomass processor ushers in future profitability

An innovative biomass processor developed by a Townsville engineer may lead to higher returns for cane farmers, but there is potential for fruit and vegetables too. Matthew da Silva drove to North Queensland to find out more.

>> Contact Rural Press for back issues

Ethical Investor sets the agenda, facilitates thought-leadership and builds audiences for Australian business and investors in the sustainability arena.

March 2011

A Eureka moment

Unions plan a social enterprise that provides employment for workers whose brown-power jobs are impacted by a carbon price. Profile of the Eureka's Future cooperative by Matthew da Silva.

>> Read story

Australian Horticulture, a Rural Press publication, served the ornamental horticultural industry from 1903 to 2012.

April 2011

Organics for beginners

The enterprising Deni McKenzie, of Tumbalala, a property 21km outside Uralla in New England, is passionate about organic gardening. She has developed a novel method of organising seeds in a handy box.

>> Read story

Good Fruit and Vegetables is a publication of Rural Press, Australia's largest publisher of regional and agricultural news and information.

May 2011

Kiwi issues new varroa warning

When the varroa mite arrived in New Zealand in 2000 with a European honeybee swarm that had entered via the port of Auckland, the cost of pollination went up.

>> Read story