Articles tagged ‘Featured slide’.

Infinito Gold to sue Costa Rica for protecting its forests
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Infinito Gold, a Canadian mining company, just slapped Costa Rica with a $1 billion lawsuit because the nation decided to protect its rainforests rat...
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Elephant Crisis
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In 2011, more African elephants were killed than any other year in history. The figures for 2012 and 2013 are not yet known, but are likely to be even...
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Have your say about the pool redevelopment
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We all thought long and hard about the pool during the proposed Aquatic Centre on the Western Oval, so now the council is seeking community input for ...
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Kindling Trust and Feeding (the world) Manchester
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Tonight, Monday, 25 November, social entrepreneur, sustainability champion and co-founder of the Kindling Trust, Chris Walsh, will be speaking about h...
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Peddling Pastry from London to Castlemaine
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The Ritz, The Dorchester and the QE2 might be a long way from Castlemaine Workspace but it is where international pastry chef, Chris Edwards of Peddli...
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Bridge Hotel and Theatre Royal nominated in The Age Music Victoria Awards
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By Kellie Jackson The Bridge Hotel and Theatre Royal are among five regional venues nominated for The Age Music Victoria Awards 2013 in ‘Best Region...
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Cr Redden re-elected as Mayor
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By Kellie Jackson Councillor Michael Redden was this week re-elected as Mayor of Mount Alexander Shire Council. Voted in on Tuesday night by fellow co...
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Tell Lend Lease to get out of the Reef!
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Lend Lease, the global building and construction company that regularly touts its sustainability credentials, wants to build a massive coal port on th...
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Ruined Wednesday: Bodie
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Bodie is located in the eastern slopes of the Sierra, close to the Nevada border. It can be righteously hot by midsummer and buried in snow in wintert...
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Climb on Tuesday: Escalada en España
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Escalada En España: Chris Sharma...
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Poppycock – or why remembrance rituals make me see red
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By Robert Fisk The Independent The poppy helps us avoid a search for the meaning of war On the briefest of visits to London, I was appalled to notice ...
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‘It was like a science-fiction movie’: Chernobyl – site of the world’s worst nuclear accident revisited
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A massive £1.2bn civil engineering operation is hoping to make Ukrainian site safe, but it is running a decade behind schedule and there are doubts w...
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Renewable energy is scary
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On 3 October, a very sunny and windy day in Germany, the country hit a record peak of 59.1% renewable power generation. The power grid was able to saf...
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Humans evolved with infrasound: is there any truth to health concerns about it?
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by Mike Barnard  Wind farms are fielding complaints about health impacts, almost entirely in the English-speaking world. There are literally over 20...
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Ruined Wednesday – Larundel Mental Asylum, Bundoora
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Sitting on the outer edges of Bundoora, Victoria, the remains of a large and long abandoned mental asylum wait. The old buildings, their shattered win...
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Free supermarket tours for healthier lifestyles
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By Kellie Jackson Six supermarket tours, funded by the Australian Government, will be held over five months to improve the community’s choices for h...
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Nazi bust: Unknown Marc Chagall painting found among works seized from Munich flat
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Previously unknown works by Marc Chagall and Otto Dix are among the trove of Nazi-looted art seized from a Munich flat, German officials have claim...
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The ‘toxic monster’ is coming!
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Texas-sized floating island containing one million tonnes of junk from Japan tsunami drifting towards US An enormous floating island of debris from Ja...
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Climb on Tuesday: Home Bouldering
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This guy takes the childhood game of ‘The floor is lava’ to a whole new level!...
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Castlemaine State Festival 2015- calling all local artists
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By Kellie Jackson The Castlemaine State Festival is inviting local artists to propose works for consideration for the 2015 festival. The 20th Castlema...
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Maldon Market is finally setting up stall
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By Kellie Jackson Maldon’s makers and growers market will blossom for the first time this Sunday, November 10 with 60 carefully selected food and cr...
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Reith’s unconventional gas report – ‘Strong on fear, short on facts’
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By Kellie Jackson Former Liberal Deputy Leader, Peter Reith will today hand over his long awaited report on the eastern gas market to the Victorian Go...
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Four new members welcomed into the community
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Four people were welcomed as new citizens of Australia at a citizenship ceremony held on Tuesday at the Civic Centre in Castlemaine. The ceremony was ...
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Castlemaine Secondary College show off talent at exhibition
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By Kellie Jackson Make your way to Castlemaine’s Market Building this Sunday to witness a showcase of amazing talent in Castlemaine Secondary Colleg...
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Naomi Klein: How Science is Telling Us All To Revolt
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Is our relentless quest for economic growth killing the planet? Climate scientists have seen the data – and they are coming to some incendiary concl...
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