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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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ALEC’s Key Objectives in 2018
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is central Australia's peak environmental organisation that has been advocating for the protection of nature and ecologically sustainable development...
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#StopAdani Film Screening at the Arid Lands Environment Centre
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) will be hosting the premiere screening of “#Stop Adani – A Mighty Force” at 7pm Thursday 22nd February at...
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Fracking the NT will never be supported by Territorians
The Arid Lands Environment Centre welcomes the comprehensive detail in the Northern Territory Fracking Inquiry Draft Final Report released yesterday, but warns that fracking will...
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Toxic legacy for Central Australia? NTEPA recommends approval of Chandler Salt Mine and Hazardous Waste Facility
The Northern Territory Environmental Protection Authority (NTEPA) has recommended to the Environment Minister that the Tellus Chandler Salt Mine and Hazardous Waste Facility be approved,...
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