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Senator going nuclear on solar, costs the Territory
Country Liberal Senator for the Northern Territory Dr. Sam McMahon’s ongoing promotion of nuclear energy and attack on renewable energy, is astoundingly outdated, dangerous and needs...
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Red carpet rolled out for gas, waste of taxpayer funds
The Territory and Federal Governments are rolling out the red carpet for investors to grow economic activity at all costs, with a gas-fired recovery the...
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Our focus for 2021
2020 was the fourth warmest year on record for Australia, according to provisional data released by the Bureau of Meteorology. As Territorians swelter through another summer of...
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The battle against buffel: new research and film
Buffel grass is one of the worst invaders of arid ecosystems worldwide. First introduced to Australia in the 1870s, buffel grass was actively planted in...
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Supporter Survey Results
Thank you to everyone who took the survey. Understanding what you see are the key environmental challenges and opportunities for desert communities will help shape ALEC's...
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Building a Community Garden Network for Alice Springs
10 years ago, we had a vision for a diverse network of thriving gardens spread across Alice Springs that are supported by communities and offer...
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Calling all (food) producers!
Do you have excess veggies growing your backyard? Are you looking to sell some of your beautiful produce? Gone crazy with COVID baking?   Food For...
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ALEC's Coronavirus Policy
As a response to the global Novel Coronavirus pandemic, Arid Lands Environment Centre has taken a number of actions to help reduce the risk of...
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ALEC 2019 Achievements
We achieved a lot in 2019, and we couldn't have done it without the support of our members, volunteers, donors and community. In this video,...
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We're looking for a volunteer Administration Officer!
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is central Australia's peak environmental organisation that has been advocating for the protection of nature and growing sustainable communities...
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ALEC's 40th Birthday - Save the Date
Next June we’re celebrating 40 years since the of the Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) was incorporated. Well, since the Central Australian Conservation Council (CACC),...
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All I want for Christmas...
In this video, ALEC staff share what they want for Christmas (well, what we want for nature). Help make ALEC's vision for 2020 a reality...
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