On 14 September the NT Government announced a moratorium and independent scientific inquiry into fracking in the Northern Territory.
Finding and destroying banana plants that have regrown is the major focus of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program over the next two weeks.
The Northern Territory Government’s Animal Welfare Inspectors are urging Territorians to plan for the care of their pets in the lead up to the start of the cyclone season on November 1.
Two separate areas have been placed under quarantine at Berrimah Research Farm following the confirmed detection of Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus.
The results of an independent review into the bioaccumulation of heavy metals in the McArthur River Mine (MRM) area has confirmed a low risk to human health posed by consumption of fish from the McArthur River system.
Territorians are encouraged to have their say and provide feedback on the Balanced Environment Strategy Discussion Draft. Comments can be provided through taking a short online survey or via email until 18 March 2016, or in person at one of the community consultation forums being held in February 2016.
Following the detection of browsing ants in the Darwin port region in July last year, the NT Government joined forces with the Queensland Government to train and deploy browsing ant detector dogs.