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Environment Centre NT - protecting nature, living sustainably, creating climate for a change

Campaigns & Programs

Campaigns and programs of the ECNT

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Protecting Gulf Country

Anger over pollution from the McArthur River mine is boiling over in remote Borroloola where residents are planning a protest march to coincide with a report on the mine’s record for environmental performance. When the Independent Mining Monitor for the Find out more »

Don't cut our funding

Save your Environment Centre

Dear Members and Friends of the Environment Centre NT, You may have heard that the Northern Territory and Australian Governments are trying to silence your Environment Centre NT by cutting all of our operational funding. But I know you want Find out more »

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Marine Sanctuaries

The Territory is lucky to still have one of the healthiest tropical marine environments left on the planet.[1] Much of the Northern Territory coastline belongs to Aboriginal Traditional Owners who have cared for their sea country for millennia. Despite limited Find out more »


Muckaty nuclear waste plan dumped!

After an eight year struggle, and culminating in a legal challenge in the Federal Court, Muckaty Traditional Owners forced the Federal Government and Northern Land Council to drop their ill-concived plans for a nuclear waste dump at Muckaty, north of Find out more »

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Ochre Green 2014 Territory Environment Conference, Workshops & Awards

The Ochre Green 2014 Territory Environment Conference, Workshops and Environment Awards were held from 5-7 June 2014 at the Function Room on Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin. Read the closing statement! The events provided an exciting forum for Territorians to be Find out more »


No NT Nuclear Waste Dump

National Indigenous Television Special: Uranium, Friend or Foe? In August 2014 NITV ran an important televised debate forum featuring leading voices in the Australian uranium and nuclear industry debate, and its impacts on Indigenous communities. You can watch it here: Find out more »


NT Loves Solar! People’s Climate Action Darwin

Sunday 21 September 2014, 10am to 11am. Nightcliff Foreshore by the pool. Create a human sign, wear yellow or orange to protect the RET, and grow solar in the Territory. Read on to register. Come be a part of our Find out more »


Scoping an Australia – Asia Interconnector to grow regional renewable energy and energy security

The Environment Centre NT is partnering with research, consulting, power distribution and renewable energy organisations in Australia and Indonesia to host a workshop to scope connecting the electricity grids in Northern Australia and Southeast Asia to catalyse the generation and Find out more »

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Don’t Frack the Territory

Have your say on Fracking the Territory In response to concerns raised by Territorians about the impact of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) upon the environment, the Northern Territory Government established an independent Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing. The submission period is now Find out more »

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Dirty Gas

The Environment Centre NT has an ambitious agenda for transitioning the Territory away from fossil fuels towards renewable energy for domestic use and potentially export, protecting sensitive ecosystems and important ecological processes from the oil and gas sector, and ensuring Find out more »