Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 13/05/2013 - 15:54
Media Release, 13th May, 2013
A NSW Upper House Committee's call to open National Parks for logging demonstrates that Australians cannot trust Coalition governments to care for our unique protected areas, national Environment group Friends of the Earth says.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Wed, 08/05/2013 - 16:13
A Nepalese expedition 'Climbing for Climate Justice' led by four-time world record climber Pemba Dorje Sherpa will ascend Mount Everest (Nepal) from May 10, 2013. Expedition members  plan to reach the world's highest mountain peak (8,848 m) on May 26 in an attempt to establish several world records.
The expedition aims to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change and the need for climate justice.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 06/05/2013 - 10:10
Monday, 6th May 2013
This morning, environmental group Quit Coal have unveiled a giant banner from the top of Flinders Street Station, calling on Premier Napthine to 'get off the coal train and get on track for renewables'.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 06/05/2013 - 09:34
Three days of inspiring workshops and discussions
From Saturday 18 - Monday 20 May, 2013, in Kurri Kurri in the Hunter Valley, NSW, communities from around Australia will gather for three days of inspiring workshops and discussion, to share experiences and to learn from one another under the banner Our Land, Our Water, Our Future — Beyond Coal and Gas.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Wed, 01/05/2013 - 15:54
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 7:00pm until 8:30pm
Kurilpa Scout Hall, Park Rd, Yeronga
Join us at a community meeting in Yeronga to hear from Dr Andrew Jerimijenko, a medical doctor who specialises in occupational and environmental medicine and Tanya Plant, a farmer and resident of Acland whose family has suffered the impacts of coal dust from the nearby mine.
They'll be talking about:
> the health impacts of coal trains passing through your suburb > planned increases in coal freight > opportunities for community involvement
Submitted by Cam Walker on Fri, 19/04/2013 - 20:41
Food irradiation is the practice of exposing foods to radiation. In Australia all irradiation plants use Cobalt 60, a nuclear material that emits gamma rays. Herbal teas, spices and some tropical fruits are permitted for irradiation in Australia.
Irradiation changes food in ways that have not been adequately tested for safety. Irradiation depletes food or vitamins and causes the formation of "radiolytic products" whose effect on human health is not known.