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3 sharks caught off North Coast beaches today

Premium Content 3 sharks caught off North Coast beaches today

Shark mitigation devices have been helping to keep beachgoers safe

What do you do when a whale drops in on your wave?

Premium Content What do you do when a whale drops in on your wave?

WATCH: Amazing footage of Brydes whales interacting with surfers

Invasive weed found on the Northern Rivers for first time

Premium Content Invasive weed found on the Northern Rivers for first time

THE invasive weed that can cause severe health reactions in humans and animals.

COVID-19 may be making magpies swoop more

Premium Content COVID-19 may be making magpies swoop more

Face masks confuse territorial magpies

Fire in dunes frightens residents

Premium Content Fire in dunes frightens residents

A GRASS fire was extinguished by firefighters before it reached nearby residences...

Ballina's dirty old river set for a cleansing

Premium Content Ballina's dirty old river set for a cleansing

THE device was installed at the Marine Rescue Ballina Unit pontoon.

Six koalas hit by cars over the weekend

Premium Content Six koalas hit by cars over the weekend

WHY a specialised hospital on the Northern Rivers is vital.

Grandfather of Punk sings the praises of wildlife hospital

Premium Content Grandfather of Punk sings the praises of wildlife hospital

WHO would have thought Iggy Pop would become the advocate of our soft furry...

Couple had bags packed as fire approached their back door

Premium Content Couple had bags packed as fire approached their back door

A FIRE that has burned more than 225h approached properties yesterday.

Endangered species saved from the brink of extinction

Premium Content Endangered species saved from the brink of extinction

TEN plants – a decade ago, that’s the total number of plants left in the wild of an...

Farmers turn to science to battle impacts of climate change

Premium Content Farmers turn to science to battle impacts of climate change

A NORTHERN NSW farmer says weather “anomalies” are becoming far more regular.

Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

Premium Content Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

Experts, divers, surfers debate whether number of sharks is ‘normal’

Beach erosion is part of a bigger, ‘crucial’ issue

Premium Content Beach erosion is part of a bigger, ‘crucial’ issue

MAYOR says we must have an “expert led” approach to climate change, like we do for...

What is that strange structure on the edge of Emigrant Ck?

Premium Content What is that strange structure on the edge of Emigrant Ck?

THESE unique log fillets have been introduced to serve an important purpose.

This late night activity cost two fishermen $5000

Premium Content This late night activity cost two fishermen $5000

TWO fishermen have been caught up to no good during a late night outing.

Premium Content Thermal camera for koala detection...

Tamara Smith MP, Member for Ballina in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF)...

WATCH: Huge octopus found on North Coast beach

Premium Content WATCH: Huge octopus found on North Coast beach

Octopus with head the same size as a human’s saved

Why NSW Government has given 98ha of land away

Premium Content Why NSW Government has given 98ha of land away

The land exchange agreement will be a “significant boost”

Politicians divided over shark drone funding

Premium Content Politicians divided over shark drone funding

Some don’t think the region got its fair share of funding

Action needed now to save koalas from extinction by 2050

Premium Content Action needed now to save koalas from extinction by 2050

'The government needs to demonstrate it will protect their habitat'

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