Wangan and Jagalingou Cultural Custodians have marked six weeks of continuous cultural ceremony at the edge of Adani’s Carmichael mine in central Queensland. The ceremony is called “Waddananggu”, which translates as “the talking”. It began on August 26th, with the construction of a traditional Bora Ring.
The shoes, electronics and products we buy often contain slavery or environmental destruction in their global supply chains. Some of Australia’s biggest mining and banking companies are implicated in abuses overseas and at home, yet these crimes go unpunished. However, momentum is building nationally and globally to hold companies accountable.
Media release from MUA: Today, on the International Day of Peace, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has declared its total opposition to the reckless announcement by Scott Morrison that Australia would be developing nuclear-powered submarines as part of a military alliance with the US and UK.
Following secret deliberations, this week, the Morrison government has announced that Australia will acquire nuclear-powered submarines. Anti-nuclear movement stalwart, and Friends of the Earth National Nuclear campaigner, Dr. Jim Green, had these comments to common questions about the decision.
Welcome to our September newsletter, where you can find news, updates and events from the many faces of FoE. Thank you for your ongoing support, whether it's reading our content, volunteering, participating in our events or donating to keep us strong. We couldn't do this without you.
Earthworker Education is gearing up for our next iteration of the work - to grow short courses that teach the WHY, WHAT and HOW of Co-operatives. The two sessions that are set for Siteworks (with online back ups) starting at the end of September are prerequisites for the BOOTCAMP as it’s important that the foundations are set well.
Illegal logging has been halted in an important area of forest home to critically endangered Masked Owl, and Yellow-bellied Gliders. Conservation groups sounded the alarm over illegal logging in the Colquhoun State Forest on Gunnai Kurnai Country in December last year when citizen scientists found a high density of Yellow-bellied Gliders.