Release of new rules that regulate our Native Forests

Message from Nature Conservation Council of NSW: Last week, the NSW Government released its draft Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals (IFOAs).  These IFOAs regulate how logging of our native public forests takes place and what impacts logging has on our environment and wildlife.…

Act for Birds

Australia’s nature laws are failing to protect our unique birds and landscapes. The very laws designed to protect our precious natural environment are insufficient and continue to be undermined by loopholes and exemptions. Join BirdLife Australia in pushing for strong…

Private native forestry to LLS

Local Land Services has assumed responsibility for approvals and advice services for private native forestry as of 30 April. This gives landholders a single point of contact for private native forestry advice, approvals and extension services. Read more.

Solar powered clean drinking water maker trialled

By Cole Latimer A solar-powered device that creates clean drinking water from the air is being trialled in Australia. The portable Source Hydropanels, created by Zero Mass Water, are designed to suck moisture from the air, dehumidifying it to drain…