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‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.

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‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.

Acid sulfate soil run off impacting health of fish and Tweed River

Acid sulfate soil (ASS)-related runoff from floodplain drains is affecting water quality and the health of fish in the Tweed River and Tweed Shire Council (TSC) are seeking to assist landholders with improving water quality projects. 

Venice: Infinitely Avante-Garde

Come on your own Grand Tour of Venice next Wednesday at Byron Theatre. Explore the historic city and its...

CSIRO tracking NASA’s asteroid collision test today

The world’s first full-scale planetary defence test is happening today. NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is designed to strike an asteroid and adjust its course.

Rugby 7s returns to Byron with class lineup

The largest Rugby 7s festival in Australia is returning to Byron Bay on the weekend of October 15–16. The event,...

Lismore City Bowlo and all that jazz

What Lismore needs more of now is fun and joy and music and the Lismore Jazz Club’s popular monthly gigs are about to return to help make that happen.

Stories about "farming":

Where is agriculture going in the Northern Rivers?

As the climate emergency bites, and the population grows, farmers are becoming more innovative than ever. The passion and imagination of the Northern Rivers agricultural sector makes this a place to watch.

Byron Council vote to protect farmland from State government onslaught

A new ‘Agritourism’ policy proposed by the State Government will compromise regionally significant farming and food production by stealth, Byron Council says.

Resilience – what does it mean to you?

How do we create more resilient communities in 2021? The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow is kicking off from February 13, with a series of neighbourhood events planned across the area.

Will secondary dwellings remove agriculture from Tweed?

The impact of secondary dwellings on rural lots smaller than ten hectares in Tweed Shire will be discussed at this afternoons Tweed Shire Council meeting.

Deadly winter cow disease outbreak on Northern Rivers

Vets on the Northern Rivers are warning cattle producers to look out for deadly cow disease, Yersiniosis. You might know it as 'mud scours'.

Charles Massy interview – a look at regenerative agriculture

It took a drought and some deep reflection to turn farmer and author Charles Massy from a conventional farmer to one of the leading thinkers in...

Environmental grants for farmers, Landcare in Tweed

The NSW Environmental Trust has announced grants totalling almost $100,000 to educate farmers about sustainable practices and improve land management in the Tweed.

Time to end NBN’s mile-high adventure, claims NSW Farmers

In light of reports on NBN’s poor performance, NSW Farmers has called on the federal government to step in and stop the sale of...

SCU farm co-op program open for applications

A new Southern Cross University-led program has launched a project website that its says will provide resources to help primary producers add value to their products, strengthen their position in the marketplace and boost returns.

A Bountiful Orchard

Joel Orchard, farmer and food activist, is becoming a go-to person in the region on topics such as farming, food sovereignty and ecological agriculture.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Chris Minns visits Kingscliff to look at floodplain development risks

The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.

The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.