Science/Environment

Local Science/Environment

Great Koala National Park concept gets more impetus

The spectacular natural features of the Nambucca Valley hinterland within the proposed Great Koala National Park (GKNP) and the economic opportunities they offer, were the focus of a recent GKNP tour for Labor candidate for Oxley, Susan Jenvey and Nambucca Shire councillor Martin Ballangarry OAM. Guided by the GKNP local campaign coordinator, Caitlin Hockey and […]

Science/Environment

The food system is “broken globally” – report

Radical overhaul in farming and consumption, with less meat eating, needed to avoid hunger and climate catastrophe By Damian Carrington                                                                             A family cooking amid floodwater in Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh, 2017. Photograph: Zakir Chowdhury/Barcroft Images The global food system is broken, leaving billions of people either underfed or overweight and driving […]

Politics Science/Environment

“State Government’s new logging rules a disaster” say North East Forest Alliance

The North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) describes the final logging rules for public forests released last week as a disaster for oldgrowth forests, rainforest, river health, threatened species, Koalas, and global warming. The Governments’ decision remains as it was always intended, they have increased logging intensity throughout State Forests, established […]