National Park logging canned - now to stop 'ecological thinning'

The New South Wales Government has rejected the recommendations of an Upper House enquiry that called for logging in National Parks.

However, their response leaves the door open for 'scientific' trials that could still see commercial logging crews sent back into sensitive protected areas.

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Little Red Toolangi Treehouse shines light on plight of Leadbeater’s Possum

Tomorrow at 12 noon Hannah Patchett will formally launch her time dwelling in Toolangi’s treetops.

The Little Red Toolangi Treehouse has been built 50 metres up into the canopy of an area of forest habitat for the critically endangered Leadbeater’s Possum

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what's happening with Gas exploration in western Victoria?

While concerns about coal seam gas (CSG) drives a lot of debate about unconventional gas operations, Tight Gas will come into stronger focus if the current moratorium on the process of fracking is lifted.

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Massive Koala Petition Handed to Victorian Government

A petition signed by over 83,000 people asking the Victorian Government to do more to protect koalas has been delivered to the Government.

The petition, organised by the German environmental group Rainforest Rescue, was initiated due to the killing of large numbers of koalas in bluegum plantations in western Victoria in July

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Energy Futures Forum

Guest speakers from around Victoria will talk about future energy options including solar and wind power, how to reduce energy use, your household bills and the risks associated if we don’t move to a renewable energy future. Not to be missed!

Seymour, November 16

 

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No Port Expansion For Hastings

Please support this fun and informative community action.

We will be marking out a symbolic area for a coal-drying facility

Where: Fred Smith Reserve, Hastings Foreshore, Western Port Bay.

November 9th 2013
2pm-3.30pm

Organised by Westernport and Peninsula Protection Council Inc. Supported by Environment Victoria and Quit Coal.

www.wppcinc.org     wppcweb@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/WPPC.Inc       

Brown Coal Export Ports have been proposed for Hastings, The Ninety Mile Beach and Corner Inlet. Gippsland communities concerned with the same threat will attend this action.

 

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Coalition kills second renewable project in Geelong /Surf Coast region

Plans for a 12MW geothermal energy installation to power the industrial city of Geelong and Surf Coast region has been scrapped after the Napthine Government withdrew a $25 million grant for the project.

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