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Community & Science on display at World Environment Day
Better Together Exhibition 100 Alice Springs community members braved the cold on a Tuesday night to celebrate World Environment Day at the Better Together Exhibition...
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World Environment Day – A Chance To Reflect And Dream
Alice Springs community members are invited to acknowledge and celebrate World Environment Day on Tuesday June 5that two Alice Springs events; a tour of the new...
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NT Labor Conference Votes for Action on Climate and to Ban Fracking
The Northern Territory Labor Party is to be commended for voting to adopt a policy of net zero emissions generated in the Northern Territory by...
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RePair Cafe Repairs 77 Items
With funding from Inspiring Australia, the second Repair Café was held on Saturday 21stApril, 2018 at the Arid Lands Environment Centre and heralded a success...
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Fracking Decision Wrong Way for Territory
The Northern Territory Government has made the wrong decision in announcing the lifting of the moratorium on fracking this morning. Chief Minister Gunner has buckled...
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Key Points from the Final Fracking Report
The Final Report from the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory was released on the 27th March. The Arid Lands Environment Centre...
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ALEC a proud partner of the Ten Deserts Project
The Arid Lands Environment Centre is a proud partner of the Ten Deserts Project launched in Canberra this week. 'Managing vast areas of desert country...
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Fracking the Climate No Solution for the Territory
Northern Territory communities will continue to advocate for a ban on fracking regardless of the recommendations from the final report of the Northern Territory Scientific...
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Territory Emissions Rise, Pressure on Gunner Government Heats Up
Pressure on the NT Government continues to rise with the imminent release of the Scientific Inquiry Into Hydraulic Fracturing Final Report and recently released figures...
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Call Gunner to Ban Fracking
It's not too late to call or send an email! Key decision makers: Energy Minister Ken Vowles 08 8999 6620 Treasurer Nicole Manison 08 8999...
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Australia’s Strategy for Nature 2018-2030; ALEC Submission
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is central Australia’s peak environmental organisation advocating for the protection of nature and ecologically sustainable development in the arid...
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desertSMART EcoFair wins National Science Week Grant
desertSMART EcoFair will once again be shining a spotlight on science and sustainability in Central Australia as part of National Science Week activities in August....
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