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Put the environment first this Saturday 27.6.16
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) urges all local community members to Vote for the Environment in the Federal election this Saturday July 2nd.  ...
ALEC End of Financial Year Donation Appeal
Since June 30th 2015, ALEC has had no ongoing operational funding, which means the centre relies on fundraising, philanthropy and donations to keep our doors open....
Media Release: desertSMART EcoFair expands into new venues in 2016
The desertSMART EcoFair will be utilising a number of venues around Alice Springs as part of this year’s National Science Week program in August, with...
Media Release: Applications open for Eco-Science Schools Day 31.5.16
Each year the Eco-Science Schools day provides exciting science and sustainability learning opportunities for local students as part of the desertSMART EcoFair. Applications are now...
Media Release: ‘One World’ event raises funds for ALEC on World Environment Day 31.5.16
World Environment Day falls on June 5th each year and aims to raise awareness of environmental issues across the globe. This year the Arid Lands...
Media Release: NT budget black hole – no mention of climate or environment 25.5.16
The Northern Territory Government has demonstrated it is operating in a gas-fired echo chamber with no new investment into climate action or protecting the environment...
Media Release: NT Government 'Knowledge Territory' a Fracking Carrot 17.5.16
The Giles CLP Government has stooped to a new low this week with the proposed 'Knowledge Territory' package. Chief Minister Giles' desperate attempt to link...

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