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Fundraising for koala signs for Bangalow

As the koala mating season has started, Bangalow Koalas has set up fundraising to create incorporate more koala road signs. Bangalow...

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A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that...

Lismore coming out of lockdown

At midnight tonight (Wednesday 22 September) lockdown will be lifted for the Lismore local government area (LGA).

Getting annoyed with NSW Farmers naming ‘rights’

The Annoying Vegan has become more annoyed today with what they see as the NSW Farmers getting on their high horse about the use of the words ‘meat’ and ‘milk’.

The old slouch hat

‘This is my favourite,’ we say espite the painfully obvious fact that we all, from time to time enjoy a wide variety...

Compost back on Lismore’s gardening menu

Lismore City Council says that their BIOCycle Compost is again on sale from the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre and Nimbin Transfer Station, after a two-year break.

Greed

I write to express my concern with greedy landlords who seem to go by the sandpit mantra ‘they did...

Stories about "climate":

Cartoon of the week – 28 April, 2021

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BOM annual climate statement released

The Bureau of Meteorology says 2020 was the fourth-warmest year on record for Australia, with the nation's temperature for the year 1.15 °C above the 1961–1990 average.

Climate change, insurance and you

Flood and fire are no strangers to either the Byron Shire or the Northern Rivers. As the dry conditions continue and the climate emergency news keeps rolling in, people are looking for ways to understand what is taking place and how to respond.

The future of climate change is here

The smoke has been settling in the valley like mist in the mornings as fires burn throughout NSW and Queensland.

All aboard the Extinction Express

Something has changed in the climate crisis argument…

Climate journalist Dahr Jamail in Mullum

Award-winning US climate journalist Dahr Jamail will speak at the Mullum Civic Memorial Hall on Wednesday June 26 from 7pm.

I can’t vote – so can you vote for me?

As you probably know, there is a federal election coming up tomorrow. As a young person, I can see the world crashing down around us but I cannot vote, so essentially, I am powerless.

Lismore, Byron chosen to show climate leadership

Lismore city council and Byron shire council are the only two councils in Australia that have been selected to join a panel at the Australian Climate Leadership Summit in Sydney on 5 November.

Byron chosen for carbon plan launch

Eve Jeffery The northern rivers will host a sneak preview launch of a major cutting-edge study revealing a path to making all existing buildings carbon...

Nuclear Submarines – just a foot in the door

In the next few months we will hear a lot about how superior nuclear-powered submarines are. Vice Admiral Mike Noonan is even claiming superior stealth characteristics – which is simply not true. Yes, they tend to be faster. This is great if you want to go thousands of kilometres in a matter of days. But they are also much more expensive.

Compost back on Lismore’s gardening menu

Lismore City Council says that their BIOCycle Compost is again on sale from the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre and Nimbin Transfer Station, after a two-year break.

Tony’s reflections as king of the Macadamia Castle

Looking back on 14 years at the Macadamia Castle, Tony Gilding says the important things to him were the conservation of the animals and the development of staff.

Getting annoyed with NSW Farmers naming ‘rights’

The Annoying Vegan has become more annoyed today with what they see as the NSW Farmers getting on their high horse about the use of the words ‘meat’ and ‘milk’.