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Meet Marvin and Otis

Oh no! Technical problems late last month meant that we missed our Pet of the Month for September. But don’t despair, here are a couple of gorgeous pups ready for new forever-homes. Marvin (pictured left) is very outgoing and loving, … Continue reading

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Sonny Burgess of Cobargo aces Bird Olympics

Sonny Burgess of Year 6 at Cobargo Public School was the overall winner of last month’s Sapphire Coast Learning Community Bournda Bird Olympics. This award will reside at Cobargo Public School for the next year and his achievement will be … Continue reading

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Author talk not happening

In this month’s issue (June 2018) we mentioned a talk by the author Robyn De Crespigny on Saturday 22 June. This event will not be running. That particular talk happened as part of the Refugee Week last year. All other … Continue reading

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Historic Cobargo Pool photos

Check out these photos that Jim found, from 1968 when locals got together to build the Cobargo Pool. Can anyone identify these men?

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Christmas-in-July Trivia Night! Saturday 22 July

Take away the winter chills, put on your winter ‘thinking cap’ and celebrate Christmas in July with a Christmas Trivia Night of fun and prizes. You’re invited to the Cobargo Hotel on Saturday 22 July, starting at 6.15 pm for … Continue reading

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The EDO’s Sue Higginson: solastalgia, subplots and lawfare

NSW Environmental Defenders Office CEO Sue Higginson paints a picture of EDO lawyers, haggard and caffeinated, racing between their office on Clarence Street and the Land and Environment Court on Macquarie Street, chasing “mining companies with the deepest pockets you … Continue reading

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My Wish

My Wish (a poem by Danika Myers, aged 11, of Bermagui)   The terror and the hate And the lives that have been lost The screams and cries of war I’d wish it all away.   I’d wish for love … Continue reading

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Bermagui Master Plan

Further to Frances Perkins’ article in the March 2017 issue about plans for renewing the Bermagui streetscape, here’s the Bermagui Master Plan. And here are architect Philip Cox’s artist impressions of a future Lamont Street.  

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Tomorrow’s World Forum links

John James wrote about the Tomorrow’s World Forum in the December 2016 issue (Can we redesign our world? p20). Here are links to three recent reports: www.commondreams.org/news/2016/11/10/game-over-climate-report-warns-warming-still-underestimated www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/18/2016-locked-into-being-hottest-year-on-record-nasa-says thinkprogress.org/watch-the-arctic-death-spiral-in-this-amazing-video-b63486b99383#.pka2svusq  

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On to Plan B: adapting for a radically changing planet

It was pretty clear to scientists in the 1990s that man-made carbon emissions were causing climate change—it had started with the Industrial Revolution. Two plans of action were mooted. Plan A: reduce emissions (mitigation). Plan B: adapt to the changes. … Continue reading

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