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We all live in a magic submarine…
Several commentators have remarked that, while the mainstream media is locked in furious agreement with the government over AUKUS and the trillion dollar submarines (a guess at the final price tag), social and independent media are telling quite a different tale.
AJP’s Susie Hearder
Animal Justice Party (AJP) candidate Susie Hearder responds to The Echo’s questions on building on State Significant Farmland (SSF),...
Famous plant-based market food
Victoria Cosford Arianne Schreiber has a confession. ‘I pretty much sleep with cookbooks’, she tells me – and I completely...
Free Julian Assange rally in Lismore
Supporters of Julian Assange gathered outside Lismore Baths on Saturday, the 20th Anniversary of the Iraq war, to add their voice to those who would see the journalist free.
Election 2023 – Clarence: Nicki Levi
As a former teacher and Education and Training coordinator Independent Nicola Levi believes that Independent representation for the seat is essential to get the best outcomes for Clarence's constituents considering the corrupt history of the Liberal, National, and Labor parties in NSW.
Election 2023 – Lismore: Ross Honniball Sustainable Australia Party
Ross Honniball is preparing for the upcoming election and is running for the Sustainable Australia Party What is your big...
Lismore candidate Matthew Bertalli
With just a few days until we head to the polls, The Echo asked the candidates for the seat of Lismore one last bunch of questions.
Stories about "Sustainability":
Will Morrison’s gas-led recovery delete the IPCC’s belief we need climate action now?
Most Australians know the news, or have had firsthand experiences themselves, of two years of floods, fires, coastal erosion, and storms, both here and overseas. In fact Australia has warmed on average by 1.44 ± 0.24 °C since national records began in 1910.
Nine winners at the 2021 Tweed Sustainability Awards
The second biennial Tweed Sustainability Awards were presented this year – trophies were presented during a ceremony on Friday, November 12.
Ethical investing goes prudential
Ethical investing is the idea of using your money to make the world a better place rather than simply chasing the greatest financial return. It seeks to account for people and planet, not just profit.
Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest
Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.
The tipping point
Robin Harrison, Binna Burra It's been obvious for some time that the primary concern for our species is whether or not we will have a...
David Gilet, Byron Bay In regard to sustainable villages – I recently watched a documentary on giraffes in the country of Niger. The people, their...
Byron High receives Sustainable Schools Grant
Byron Bay High School has been successful in receiving a $15,000 Sustainable Schools Grant from the NSW Department of Education.
Local businesses creating a better planet
In early March, Byron Council opened submissions for their 2020 Sustainability Awards to highlight those businesses doing good things for the environment.
Falls Festival gives to RFS
Falls Festival will donate $20 from every ticket sold to the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) until midnight of Christmas Eve.
Power to the people: take the climate crisis into your own hands
If you had to walk a kilometre to pump your water from a well, do you think you would be careful how many drops you used?
NSW state election
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Clarence State Electorate
Voting guide to preferencing in the NSW lower house
The NSW election, to be held on Saturday March 25, uses optional preferencing in both houses of parliament.
Homeless koala house hunting in Manly
As the trees continue to fall at the hands of the NSW government's Forestry Corporation in Yarret State Forest Blinky the koala has had to abandon his home.
Residents of Cabbage Tree Island want to go home
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Anger and frustration at not being able to go home saw a group of residents reclaim their properties yesterday on Cabbage Tree Island.