Land & water

Outrage as the WA Government signs 20-year logging plan

WA Forest Alliance Statement: Western Australian Premier, Mark McGowan has renewed WA’s 20-year bilateral Regional Forest Agreement (RFA).
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PFAS legal settlement 'welcomed'

Friends of the Earth Australia has welcomed a decision yesterday to compensate Mr Eric Donaldson for pollution of groundwater used on his property, near the Army Aviation Centre at Oakey in Southern Queensland.
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Rainforest illegally logged at Tonghi creek

Protected rainforest and rainforest buffers have been illegally logged by VicForests near Tonghi Creek in far East Gippsland.
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Strzelecki Koalas Hit Hard By Bushfires

Recent Bushfires in the Strzelecki Ranges have seriously impacted on koalas of the region.
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Response to independent review of logging regulation

Independent Review of Timber Harvesting Regulation ​joint ​​response from The Wilderness Society and Goongerah Environment Centre and Friends of the Earth.
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Stand Against Extinction

Where: Lawns of Parliament House, Canberra When: 8.30am, 10th September 2018 Why: Australia is facing a national extinction crisis.  But it doesn’t have to be this way. With strong new laws and more resources we can turn things around. Our goal for September 10 is to see 2,000 people, representing Australia’s 2000 threatened species, take a visible public stand against extinction on the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra.
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Concerned about feral horses in Kosciuszko? Get walking

The damage of wild horses to alpine environments is well documented. However, the NSW government has decided to allow horse populations to continue to degrade the Alps. On the 3rd November, a group of bushwalkers will start a 35 day walk from Sydney to the summit of Mt Kosciuszko, to highlight the damage being caused by feral horses.
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Friends of the Earth reaction to Glyphosate court case

Friends of the Earth. Media release. August 11 2018 Friends of the Earth Australia today welcomed a decision in the Supreme Court of California to award school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson US$289million in damages after Johnson took legal action against pesticide company Monsanto.
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Stop new tourism infrastructure in World Heritage

Tasmania is blessed with beautiful and intact landscapes and an impressive network of national parks. However, World Heritage Areas and national parks have long been targeted by developers who want to establish commercial tourist operations in a number of places (check here for a current list of proposed developments). One of these proposals would see helicopter tourism inside the Walls of Jerusalem National Park in central Tasmania at Halls Island in Lake Malbena. You have a chance to say NO to this development.
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Cassowaries in the Wet Tropics of Far North Queensland

By Ingrid Marker ‒ Cassowary Keystone Conservation Inc.            A keystone species and major tourism icon of Far North Queensland, cassowaries live in the Wet Tropics ‒ a small area compared to their original habitat. This land was set aside to protect species from threats, whilst enabling them to access diverse habitats and forage on variety of seasonal rainforest fruits.
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