Submitted by samantha.castro on Wed, 04/02/2015 - 13:50
Friends of the Earth has been alarmed to see that koalas are still be impacted on by plantation logging in South West Victoria. Recent footage sent to Friends of the Earth shows a koala with baby being felled inside a plantation owned by the Cayman Islands based, Australian Bluegum Plantations Pty Ltd.
Submitted by samantha.castro on Wed, 21/01/2015 - 16:57
The revelation that large quantities of nanomaterials are being used in agricultural chemicals in France has brought into serious question claims made by the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), that nanomaterials are currently not being used in agricultural chemicals in Australia.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Fri, 09/01/2015 - 09:43
The Radioactive Exposure Tour is a journey through Australia's nuclear landscape. The Tour has exposed thousands of people to the realities of 'radioactive racism' and the environmental and social impacts of uranium mining, radioactive waste and nuclear expansion.
Run by Friends of the Earth, this year's Tour will take place from Saturday June 27 to Wednesday July 8, 2015.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 09/12/2014 - 17:57
Published three times a year, Chain Reaction is the national magazine of Friends of the Earth Australia.
The summer 2014/15 edition is now available on line. It has a feature on the attacks on environmental organisations in Australia that is being driven by right wing think tanks, some in the resources sector, and conservative politicians.
LIMA, PERU, December 5, 2014 – One week before UN climate talks conclude here, Friends of the Earth International activists urged the participating 195 nations to start building clean, sustainable, community-based energy solutions.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 25/11/2014 - 13:33
In a stunning example of regulatory capture and ignoring the precautionary principle when it comes to protecting human health, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has decided not to assess the risks of the chemical migration of nanomaterials into food because it doesn’t know enough about them.