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Big Solar campaign launch 2012

Big Solar campaign launch 2012

The Cairns Climate Action Network and the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre launched the Big Solar campaign early in 2012.  This Cairns launch was just one of many, as groups all around Australia launched the Big Solar campaign in their communities as part of...
100% Renewable energy: more than just a big idea

100% Renewable energy: more than just a big idea

This free public forum was held in Cairns in May 2011. It featured a presentation by Mark Ogge and Patrick Hearps, authors of the Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan. The forum was the official launch of our local renewable energy campaign which is supported...
Whales of the Coral Sea

Whales of the Coral Sea

Between April and November Australia’s eastern coastline is home to the spectacular acrobatic displays of migrating whales. The Coral Sea plays a central role in this journey, being one of the most important migration corridors. Here, beyond the Great Barrier Reef,...
Reinventing Progress conference 2012

Reinventing Progress conference 2012

The Reinventing Progress conference was held in Cairns on April 17th 2012. This event was presented by the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre with funding from the federal Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities and with the...
The Far North Wilderness Bike Tour

The Far North Wilderness Bike Tour

28th September to 5th October 2013 The Far North Wilderness Bicycle Tour – Cardwell to Cairns via the Rainforests and Wilderness of FNQ Eight unforgettable days of cycling: climbing through the rainforest covered mountains in the Wet Tropics area between...