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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Lismore activist who blocked Sydney traffic has charges dismissed

This morning, twenty-two year old climate activist Mali Cooper faced court in Lismore, after blocking the entrance to the Sydney Harbour Tunnel during peak hour traffic in June, to protest inaction on the climate emergency.

Woman dies in multi-vehicle crash near Lismore

A woman has died in a multi-vehicle crash south-west of Lismore yesterday.

Woman critically injured in fight; second woman charged with attempted murder – Tweed Heads

A woman remains in hospital in a critical condition and a second woman has been charged following an alleged stabbing at Tweed Heads yesterday.

Businesses launch campaign against holiday let policy

Businesses who say they would be adversely impacted by Council’s proposal to cap holiday letting to 90 days have gone on the offensive by launching a PR campaign.

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Mangroves keep carbon in the soil for 5,000 years

Marine forests are great long-term carbon sinks. In fact, according to new research on a Mexican mangrove forest, they can keep carbon out of the atmosphere for millennia.

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Fiery discussions for Big Scrub Rainforest Day

This year Big Scrub Rainforest Day is delivering a new and exciting format, in response to Covid19 constraints, providing even greater opportunity for people far and wide to get involved.

Wet weather prompts Big Scrub move

Unfortunately, owing to recent rain, the ‘spiritual home’ of the Big Scrub day has been forsaken this year in favour of the more weatherproof surrounds of the Lismore Town Hall.

Bob Brown joins Big Scrub Rainforest Day

Environmentalist, chair of the Bob Brown Foundation and founder of Bush Heritage Australia will be keynote speaker at the 18th annual Big Scrub Rainforest Day being held on Sunday, October 16 at Rocky Creek Dam.

Restoration an aim of Big Scrub Rainforest Day

Northern rivers locals with an interest in the environment, our region’s drinking water or rainforests and restoration should get along to the Big Scrub Rainforest Day on Sunday.

Big Scrub Rainforest Day

Twenty years ago the Jephcotts' property at Brooklet was a degraded dairy farm, with just one little patch of remnant rainforest: a gully by the creek where the old farmer dumped his rubbish.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.