Environment

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Beekeeping’s all the buzz

(1/06/2018)
The alarming global decline in bee populations, coupled with a growing awareness about the crucial role these insects play in pollinating crops, has sparked a surge in demand for beekeeping courses.

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Expose: Native veg mapping controversy

(1/06/2018)
As the government uses satellites to police native vegetation on NSW properties, we investigate how the new legislation is affecting farmers on the ground.

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Putting a price 
on conservation

(1/05/2018)
If the people of NSW really value biodiversity, it’s time they pick up the cheque, says North West farmer Oscar Pearse.

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Herpes virus to solve carp problem

(1/05/2018)
Everyone agrees we need to rid our rivers of European carp. But as the plan to release herpes into our waterways gets closer, the worry remains - will the public ever support the idea?

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Going for growth with goats

(1/05/2018)
The decision by the Gates family to swap from Merino sheep to rangeland goats has 
reaped them financial rewards and improved the productivity of their land.