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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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Woman dies in multi-vehicle crash near Lismore

A woman has died in a multi-vehicle crash south-west of Lismore yesterday.

A Forest of excellence

Forest Byron Bay, a restaurant by Crystalbrook Collection, has won the Regional Contemporary Australian Restaurant – Formal category at...

AZTECA margarita mix

WANTED: Fun-loving person to spend two years eating tacos and sampling margaritas in Mexico with same. I’d answer that kind...

On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.

Editorial – Break out the bubbly for Budget Estimates

Budget Estimates is truly one of the most revealing and best educational services that the NSW government offers. MPs from the opposition grill ministers and agency bosses without mercy, for hours. 

Stories about "waste management":

North Coast councils seeking regional waste solutions

As flood-related waste reaches unprecedented levels, nine councils across the NSW North Coast are seeking a new processing facility to cut waste going to landfill.

A citizens’ lottery and towards zero on waste: September’s Byron Council meeting

A citizens lottery, how to manage the shire’s rubbish, recycling, and estuaries (fish kill, anyone?), one step closer to water sensitive urban design and bike plans.

North coast conservationist connecting with China

When Katie’s not keeping beaches from Seven Mile to Sri Lanka clean from rubbish, she’s educating young minds on the values of conservation.

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.