northern rivers environment

Students plant hundreds of koala trees to inspire others

Premium Content Students plant hundreds of koala trees to inspire others

High school students have spearheaded a project to boost koala habitat on private...

‘Big innovation’: Plans for $20M bioenergy plant

Premium Content ‘Big innovation’: Plans for $20M bioenergy plant

The facility would be the first of its kind in Australia

Students launch new project to increase koala habitat

Premium Content Students launch new project to increase koala habitat

Mullumbimby High School students have planted hundreds of koala food trees on a...

3 sharks caught off North Coast beaches today

Premium Content 3 sharks caught off North Coast beaches today

Shark mitigation devices have been helping to keep beachgoers safe

What do you do when a whale drops in on your wave?

Premium Content What do you do when a whale drops in on your wave?

WATCH: Amazing footage of Brydes whales interacting with surfers

Invasive weed found on the Northern Rivers for first time

Premium Content Invasive weed found on the Northern Rivers for first time

THE invasive weed that can cause severe health reactions in humans and animals.

GRUBS: Council issues fine for waste left at dumping hotspot

Premium Content GRUBS: Council issues fine for waste left at dumping hotspot

THERE have been 22 similar incidents reported in the same area over the past six...

‘Urgent’ meeting to address worsening coastal devastation

Premium Content ‘Urgent’ meeting to address worsening coastal devastation

"Waves could potentially break over that embankment"

‘WHITE ELEPHANT’: Call to scrap plans for destructive dam

Premium Content ‘WHITE ELEPHANT’: Call to scrap plans for destructive dam

AN ENVIRONMENTAL group says the water needs of the region could be met by taking a...

COVID-19 may be making magpies swoop more

Premium Content COVID-19 may be making magpies swoop more

Face masks confuse territorial magpies

Fire in dunes frightens residents

Premium Content Fire in dunes frightens residents

A GRASS fire was extinguished by firefighters before it reached nearby residences...

Ballina's dirty old river set for a cleansing

Premium Content Ballina's dirty old river set for a cleansing

THE device was installed at the Marine Rescue Ballina Unit pontoon.

Six koalas hit by cars over the weekend

Premium Content Six koalas hit by cars over the weekend

WHY a specialised hospital on the Northern Rivers is vital.

Grandfather of Punk sings the praises of wildlife hospital

Premium Content Grandfather of Punk sings the praises of wildlife hospital

WHO would have thought Iggy Pop would become the advocate of our soft furry...

Couple had bags packed as fire approached their back door

Premium Content Couple had bags packed as fire approached their back door

A FIRE that has burned more than 225h approached properties yesterday.

Premium Content Coastal erosion Byron Shire...

Coastal erosion at Byron Shire at noon, just after high tide, at Byron Bay Main...

Farmers turn to science to battle impacts of climate change

Premium Content Farmers turn to science to battle impacts of climate change

A NORTHERN NSW farmer says weather “anomalies” are becoming far more regular.

Endangered species saved from the brink of extinction

Premium Content Endangered species saved from the brink of extinction

TEN plants – a decade ago, that’s the total number of plants left in the wild of an...

Illegal waterfront home works the centre of court dispute

Premium Content Illegal waterfront home works the centre of court dispute

CONFLICTING motions between the council and landowner are before the Land and...

Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

Premium Content Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

Experts, divers, surfers debate whether number of sharks is ‘normal’

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