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Micro and nanoplastics are pervasive in our food supply and may be affecting food safety and security on a global scale, a new study led by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has found.
Friends of the Koala is excited to have been granted $199,980 from the Australian Government for its 'Hanging out at East Coraki: koalas thriving in an agricultural landscape', project and to be running the first Community Tree Planting Day on Saturday May 20.
On Friday evening the space that was home for the Trees Not Bombs recovery café stood empty of its tent, pots and pans, makeshift kitchen sink and cups of tea and cake, but the most noticeable absence was the smiles and support of the volunteers.
For many people in Lismore and surrounding areas the community food kitchens and volunteers have been an essential lifeline to keep them going with food, a little warmth and a friendly face. Yet the lack of funding for these services is seeing them close and volunteers burn out.
Flood-affected North Coast landholders are encouraged to call the Agricultural and Animal Services hotline to request emergency fodder for livestock, animal assessment and veterinary advice.
The biggest junior baseball competition in Australia, which is a feeder into the US World Series will be held in Lismore in May 2024.