Submitted by Cam Walker on Fri, 31/01/2014 - 15:12
Friends of the Earth is hosting the annual Radioactive Exposure Tour from 12-27 April 2014.
Since the 1980s, the “Rad Tour” has taken thousands of people to the heart of the Australian nuclear industry, exposing the realities of “radioactive racism” and the environmental impacts of uranium mining.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Thu, 30/01/2014 - 07:52
Friends of the Earth media release. January 30, 2014
A research report released today by environment group Friends of the Earth shows that the financial cost to governments and the community in Victoria from natural disasters was $19.937 billion dollars over a ten year period from 2003 to 2013.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 10/12/2013 - 16:48
Sometimes end of year celebrations can feel like they are just about consumption. Certainly, with Christmas celebrations, presents and travel, most of us do clock up some extra impact. We offer these ideas as practical ways we can reduce our impact over the new year period.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 10/12/2013 - 16:44
January 22, Melbourne - Organic farmer Steve Marsh will soon face his neighbour in the WA Supreme Court in a landmark case to protect his right to keep growing genetically modified (GM) free food. The matter is due to start on the 10th February 2014 and is scheduled to run for three weeks.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 10/12/2013 - 13:04
This christmas FoE has some beautiful gifts available on our online shop and at our Food Co-op at 312 Smith St Collingwood including the People and Planet diary and illustrated book Fire the story of Burning Country.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Wed, 04/12/2013 - 12:31
The ACCC has refused to take action against two sunscreen ingredient manufacturers, Antaria and Ross Cosmetics, for misleading conduct, despite clear evidence that the two companies sold nanomaterials as ‘non nano’ and ‘nanoparticle free’. Some of Australia’s biggest sunscreen brands were misled by Antaria and Ross and repeated their non-nano claims - including products such as Cancer Council Classic, Invisible Zinc Junior and Body sunscreens, Coles Sports and Woolworths Clear Zinc.