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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

The top non-invasive skin treatments for glowing skin

With all the time we spend in the sun, our skin can start to show signs of aging sooner than we’d like. But the idea of an invasive treatment to fix skin problems is likely not the first choice for many people.

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.

Rous Chair Keith Williams looks ahead

Since the Dunoon Dam was shelved, Rous County Council has put a new draft of the Future Water Project...

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Photos reveal devastating toll of ‘walls of death’

Shocking pictures of marine life killed or injured by Queensland shark nets have been obtained under FOI and released this morning by Sea Shepherd Australia, showing dolphins, rays and turtles caught in nets.

Great Australian Bight important habitat for cetaceans

On far north coast whales and dolphins are part of our lives – there’s nothing better than heading to Cape Byron to look for these beautiful cetaceans.

Will Ballina get the ‘holy grail’ of shark deterrents?

Has the private company Shark Shield found the holy grail of shark deterrents? A device not just effective for a few metres, but for around a 100 metres?

Protect dolphins

George Greenough, Broken Head. I have had several incidents with dolphins where they have protected me from sharks. They formed a very tight circle around and...

Dolphins make a splash in Ballina

Hundreds gathered in Ballina on Tuesday night to celebrate music and watch the annual North Coast Entertainment Industry Association present trophies to this year's winners of the Dolphins Awards.

Dolphin steals a late Valentines kiss at Byron Bay

Local photographer Sean O'Shea captured the moment when two dolphins shared a moment of joy at Wategos Beach on Sunday.

Shark nets killing dolphins and whales

Dean Jefferys, marine conservation yacht Migaloo. As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) gets underway this week in Slovenia and as Japan commits its first dolphin kill in Taiji, we have gathered in Hervey Bay to urge for whale and dolphin freedom.

Australians launch lawsuit to defend Taiji dolphins

An alliance of animal welfare groups led by Australia for Dolphins (afd.org.au) has initiated legal proceedings on behalf of dolphins caught in the bloody drive hunts in Japan.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.