Former Tweed Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Katie Milne, is seeking support from other councillors to object ‘in the strongest terms to the Exploration (Minerals) Licence Application ELA 6115 in the Tweed Shire’ at this afternoons extraordinary meeting.
Organisers of the Young Environment Protectors (YEP) high school art competition say that like many projects, their timing has been changed by the pandemic, but, they are forging ahead.
War is probably as old as humanity. The natural world is much older, of course, but it's been damaged and affected by human conflicts since we first started killing each other.
One hidden gift of this pandemic is time to reflect. As the meme goes, 'It's like the Earth just sent us all to our rooms to think about what we've done'.
'Council’s commitment to going above and beyond' for the environment in relation to the Byron bypass disputed by former Mayor.
Activists have taken the fight to the front gates of the News Corp printing press in Murarrie, Queensland last night demanding that ‘News Corp tell the truth about the climate and ecological crisis,’ said a spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion (XR).
The Greens state member for Ballina wants mainstream society to give conservatives on climate change another chance.
As bushfires burn across the country, Australian coal companies are being excluded from cover by Dutch insurance company Aegon.
Farmers, forests and climate change: The way that humans use and change the land and its vegetation can have a profound effect on the climate, and can either counteract or exacerbate climate change.
Falls Festival will donate $20 from every ticket sold to the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) until midnight of Christmas Eve.
Koala hospitals in Port Macquarie, Currumbin and the Australia Zoo are reportedly full as wildlife rescuers do their best to save the endangered species from fire-affected areas.
The Ballina Shire Council has endorsed a draft Lake Ainsworth Coastal Management Program (CMP) and is now seeking feedback from the community at a series of information sessions.
Faster than you could say George Orwell, it was revealed clean energy actually meant gas, and the head of the expert panel was to be none other than Grant King, the former CEO of Origin Energy (aka the people who fracked Queensland and created a fiery spa bath in the Condamine River).
The head of a state koala inquiry has written to the premier asking for urgent rescues of wildlife from bushfire-affected areas in northern NSW.
Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has defended the council’s work protecting koalas after acclaimed Northern Rivers-based environmentalist Dailan Pugh said the council didn’t give ‘a stuff’ about the endangered animals.
At least ten bush and grass fires were burning in the far north coast area this morning, including one in the Ballina shire.
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While RFS volunteers were busy assessing property damage and Cr Mustow was calling for people to register themselves on a survival list run by Red Cross late last week, Mr Pugh said nobody was allowed into the fire-impacted area south of Casino to check on wildlife.
Solar advocates have spoken out about the consumer watchdog’s renewed call for an end to a federal subsidy scheme for small-scale solar projects.
More than a hundred protesters in Sydney dressed as bees Tuesday morning and pretended to die in Hyde Park, with six arrested, while protesters in Brisbane blockaded peak hour traffic on George Street and police negotiated with a man suspended ten metres from the Story Bridge.
'This is partly a climate change story and also partly a story of animal resilience,' Dr Gardner says of the sea leopard return to land.
The Reserve Bank, like so many economic pundits, has finally given up on the government of Scott Morrison.
Oil pollution is a serious threat to little blue penguins, as Fairy Penguins are sometimes called.
Fire conditions are classified as severe and very high today and the RFS says people should stay alert and informed.
Anyone wanting to light a fire almost anywhere in NSW, including across the Northern Rivers, will need a permit until further notice.