Climate & Energy Justice

Climate action gains traction with new wind farm proposed for Latrobe Valley

Friends of the Earth are pleased to see an new wind farm proposed for the Latrobe Valley and say the project shows state efforts to tackle climate change are gaining momentum.
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Land & water

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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Indigenous Land & Rights

Statement of support for Djap Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy

Friends of the Earth Melbourne is calling on the Victorian State Government to stop works immediately on the Western Highway expansion project, that if progressed will cause irreparable damage to aboriginal cultural sites.
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Land & water

Strzelecki Koalas Hit Hard By Bushfires

Recent Bushfires in the Strzelecki Ranges have seriously impacted on koalas of the region.
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Land & water

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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Climate & Energy Justice

Disappointment over WA bus contracts

Locking the state into old fossil fuel burning technology will be a retrograde step that will burden the state with a poor transport solution for decades to come.
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Economics for Earth

Made in Morwell - Dignified green jobs in coal country

Production has started at the Earthworker Energy Manufacturing Cooperative (EEMC), a worker-run solar hot water factory in Morwell, in the heart of Victoria’s coal region.
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Climate & Energy Justice

150,000 students strike for climate action around Australia

An estimated 150,000 students and adult supporters across Australia joined massive, vibrant, nationwide climate strikes today, in over 60 cities and towns across the nation, demanding immediate and urgent leadership from Australian politicians to tackle climate change. Internationally, students in over 100 countries also took action.
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Economics for Earth

NSW election - where do the parties stand?

The people of New South Wales go to the polls on March 23. Environment and climate have both featured strongly in the public debate around the election and it would appear that interest in these issues is of significance to many people as they ponder their vote.
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Food & Technology

New studies show gene editing causes widespread mutations

As state and territory ministers consider a recommendation by the Federal Government that would leave a range of new genetic modification (GM) techniques unregulated, new evidence shows that these techniques are not as precise and safe as has been claimed. 
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