David Rovics in Melbourne

"He will make you laugh, he will make you cry, and he will make the revolution irresistible". friday August 7th

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Pipeline threatens endangered species and our struggling rivers, report says

The controversial north-south pipeline will have a devastating impact on the environment both now and in the future, a report released today by Friends of the Earth  (FoE) has revealed.

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Strzelecki Forest Action

A good sized group of people joined our community field trip to see the current status of key rainforest areas in the Strzlecki Ranges on Friday, June 19.

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Coldry plan to prop up brown coal?

Friends of the Earth say plans by Environmental Clean Technologies (ECT) to build a Coldry pellet plant, which will essentially bake brown coal to the water level of black coal, is a desperate attempt to prop up an industry that is environmentally and economically unviable.

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SURF COAST NOT COAL COAST

Environment, climate and local community groups have joined forces in a campaign to replace Alcoa's Anglesea power station with renewable energy.

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Film Premiere 'Uranium - Is It a Country?'

Australian premiere of a remarkable new documentary on the interconnections of the nuclear fuel cycle, from outback Australia to the nuclear plants of Germany.

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Green paper highlights need for stronger climate action but fails to deliver

Friends of the Earth has welcomed the State Government's recognition of the seriousness of the climate problem contained in the Green Paper, released today, but has warned the paper fails to plot a path away from coal.

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Melbourne's Future Water report “some great ideas: but we still don't need the desal plant or pipeline

Today's release of the Report into Melbourne's Future Water Supply shows a depth of analysis that must give hope to people concerned about sustainable water policy.

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New owners of Australian Paper to face customer backlash

Friends of the Earth and the Melbourne Water Catchment Network have warned that the Nippon Paper Group, the new owners of Australian Paper, will be under intense pressure from a ‘consumer awareness campaign’ to stop the company sourcing woodchip logs from Melbourne’s water supply catchments.

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Protesters vow to stop illegal Red Gum Logging

Environmentalists and Traditional Owners have established a peaceful direct action camp today (June 1), vowing to prevent further logging in the Millewa Red Gum wetlands on the Murray River in NSW.

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