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July 20, 2024

Business as usual is not the path to sustainability

Sustainability is a powerful way of thinking about the...

Long lost relative or ‘exotic’ plant?

The Heliconia started their spectacular annual display of red and gold in late November. What is so compelling about them?

Apps that map our changing environment

On the April 19, the branching corals at Nguthungulli/Julian Rocks show up white. The warm water was too much for too long and they bleached. The same water encourages the leopard sharks to linger here later.

Human activity, climate change risk more pandemics

New research has revealed climate change, environmental degradation and...

Planet Watch: the great global experiment

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'.

Planet Watch: Deforestation leads to more disease

Conserving primary forest and its biodiversity will reduce the likelihood of future disease outbreaks including pandemics like COVID-19, Ebola.

The Vault

This is the place where content comes to rest. In this section you may find items of interest in the form of discontinued columns, historical stories other curious.

Just remember that this is not breaking news, so don’t be fooled; enjoy.

Renowned north coast artist seeks collaborators

Internationally respected Tweed Heads artist Hiromi Tango is looking for members of the community to be involved in her upcoming art project for the Lismore Regional Gallery next month.

Culture Roundup – October 21, 2015

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Culture September 4

This week the Culture round up takes off with 'Hermitage Revealed' which takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the museum’s tumultuous history from imperial palace to state museum, and offers unprecedented access to special collections and exclusive areas.

Culture Round-up – July 22, 2015

How deep is yours? A love story in Bangladesh! Funny,...

Winner of Echo story comp: week 2

Echonetdaily had another bunch of awesome entries in our weekly story comp! What incredible storytellers we have in this region!

Printers and politicians: The Echo gives voice to the community

After the first year we moved the newspaper to Brunswick Heads. Lured by cheap rent, we took three small shops in an arcade and filled them with the newspaper office, production facilities and, significantly, a printing press.

The Echo dream bursts into being with a dash of controversy

Part two: So far in the story, Nicholas Shand has been unable to get local media to cover police hooliganism in the Main Arm Valley, and has invited David Lovejoy to join him in starting a newspaper…

Expansionist plans! The Echo embarks on the Lismore foray: a town too far

A major milestone in The Echo’s history occurred in 1991: we decided to start another weekly newspaper.

Being Vegan: Let me tell ya ’bout the birds and the bees (Part 2)

Honey bees make honey as a way of storing food to eat over the cooler winter period, when they are unable to forage and there are fewer flowers from which to gather food

Incredible screenings at Bangalow Film Festival

Bangalow Film Festival adds more incredible films to the...

Mungo’s Crossword N032

To fill out this crossword online a you need...

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Support Tweed’s rough sleepers in Tweed Heads and join the Community Sleepout

Vinnies and Fred’s Place are asking for the residents of the Tweed Shire to come together for a night and experience what it is like to be homeless.

David – ‘self-hating Jew’

I am overwhelmed by the vitriol hurled at the...

Artists donate work for Wallum cause

They say art imitates life, but can it also save life? This is the ultimate goal of the Save Wallum Art Exhibition and fundraiser that opened at Gallery Cosmosis in Byron Bay on Friday night.