Great news: ancient forests in NSW are SAFE!

From the Nature Conservation Council  Thanks to thousands of people taking action, many of the biggest and oldest trees left in NSW have been saved from logging. This wouldn’t have been possible without people like you taking action. To celebrate this forest victory, we’ve put together this video to spread the exciting news! The thousands... Continue Reading →

This year’s World Environment Day Festival goes online with the UN theme ‘It’s Time For Nature’.

The UN has declared "It’s Time for Nature" as the theme for this year’s World Environment Day. To explain the theme the UN says, "The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. Yet, these are exceptional times in which... Continue Reading →

Murwillumbah Community Gardens

The Murwillumbah  Community Garden is an interactive facility for the people of Tweed Shire; a place where whole families and individuals of all ages and abilities can share friendship, ideas, knowledge, and produce. It incorporates the principles of organic gardening, composting, water conservation, energy efficiency, and recycling in our garden.  It is a place where creativity... Continue Reading →

Murwillumbah Farmers Market

April 2021 will see Murwillumbah Farmers’ Market (MFM) celebrate 10 years of providing our local community with fresh locally grown produce every Wednesday morning from 7.00am to 11.00am. The first MFM was held in April 2011 in the Dairy Pavilion at the Murwillumbah Showgrounds. Since that first Wednesday morning the market has gone from strength... Continue Reading →

Tweed Landcare Tweed Landcare supports people caring for the environment and natural resources of the Tweed. We provide information, training, project coordination, advocacy and representation for our members, locality groups, landholders and community. The Tweed Valley has an incredibly rich flora and fauna, with more species of fish, birds, amphibians and mammals than Kakadu. The region... Continue Reading →

The Future We Choose

Climate change: it is arguably the most urgent and consequential issue humankind has ever faced. How we address it in the next thirty years will determine the kind of world we will live in and will bequeath to our children and to theirs. In The Future We Choose, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac--who led negotiations for... Continue Reading →

Commission for the Human Future

SURVIVING and Thriving in the 21st Century A Call to Action on Global Catastrophic Risks Expert round table convened by The Commission for the Human Future The Commission for the Human Future here calls on the nations and peoples of the Earth to come together, as a matter of urgency, to prepare a plan for... Continue Reading →

Climate Council

The Climate Council is Australia’s leading climate change communications organisation. We provide authoritative, expert advice to the Australian public on climate change and solutions based on the most up-to-date science available. We’re made up of some of the country’s leading climate scientists, health, renewable energy and policy experts, as well as a team of staff,... Continue Reading →

Enova Energy

The Enova Difference Enova Energy is a very different kind of energy company. Energy Done Differently. We are a model for how energy can be done differently: actively doing something practical about climate change, and helping local communities in the process. We are proudly Australia’s first community-owned power company – a company that is about communities, customers and... Continue Reading →

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) is the largest environmental legal centre in the Australia-Pacific, dedicated to protecting our climate, communities and shared environment by providing access to justice, running groundbreaking litigation and leading law reform advocacy. We are an accredited community legal service and a non-government, not-for-profit organisation that uses the law to protect and defend... Continue Reading →

Northern Rivers Guardians

The Northern Rivers Guardians lobby and work for appropriate development in the Northern Rivers of NSW.lobby and work against inappropriate developmentemphasise that appropriate development requires being sensitive to environmental needsacknowledge that all development must account for community priorities and needssupport economic growth that complements the local area Our current campaigns are focussed on appropriate land... Continue Reading →

Zero Emissions Tweed

Zero Emissions Tweed is a grass roots, not for profit organisation established in 2017 to support the transformation of the Tweed region into a resilient, low carbon, sustainable community. ZET provides a platform to engage with individuals and businesses to develop long-term sustainable business solutions and to promote existing business initiatives that support efficiency, innovation... Continue Reading →

Covid and Climate

Paul Taylor, PhD There are great similarities in the numerical and sociopolitical aspects of the Covid and climate change phenomena. Both are driven by exponentials with lags. Society has eventually comprehended this and engaged in massive action for the Covid because the doubling times and lags are in days and weeks, making the consequences... Continue Reading →

Tweed Water Alliance

Friday 29 May, 2020.  Water extraction for bottling now prohibited. Current operators maintain existing use rights. New water bottling facilities are no longer permitted in rural areas of the Tweed, following the completion of a planning proposal process started by Tweed Shire Council in late 2018. An amendment to remove the clause in the Tweed Local... Continue Reading →

Since its launch in early 2012, has emerged as Australia’s best informed and most read web-site focusing on clean energy news and analysis, as well as climate policy. It is read widely among the industry and policy-makers, and others with a strong interest in the transition to a low carbon economy. In 2018, it... Continue Reading →

Nature Conservation Council

Fighting for nature since 1955 Before the Nature Conservation Council of NSW formed more than 60 years ago, nature in this state was pillaged on an industrial scale. Land clearing was uncontrolled, rainforests were clear-felled, wildlife was being decimated, and mining companies recklessly destroyed our extraordinary wild places. Before NCC, there was no National Parks... Continue Reading →

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