Ferguson dumping election promises

Federal resources minister Martin Ferguson's announcement that he will pursue plans for a national nuclear waste dump at the Muckaty site, north of Tennant Creek in the NT, continues the shabby and unfair process set in train by the Howard government.

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Rally for green jobs & deposit legislation

Friends of the Earth is working with the Boomerang Alliance to organise a campaign  launch in support of recycling jobs this Wednesday February 24.

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National launch of the Transition Decade

The Transition Decade is a community-wide engagement campaign to achieve the structural changes to the economy and lifestyles that are needed to restore a safe climate.  The campaign aims to help build greater collaboration among groups and individuals who are deeply concerned about the growing climate crisis.  
It was launched at Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday 14th February.

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Lets get Reflex out of our native forests

On saturday February 27 we launched our new consumer awreness campaign at the Maryvale pulp mill. Victoria has some of the most magnificent and biodiverse forests in the world. But the majority of trees logged in Victoria's water catchments in the Central Highlands end up at the Mill to be woodchipped for paper products. Check here for details.

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Sea level rise walk - 'Port Phillip Rising' - November 2009

Port Phillip Rising was a walk along the eastern side of Port Phillip Bay, marking the one metre line above the current sea level to highlight the impacts of sea level rise on people, communities and landscapes along the way. We finished the walk in Port Melbourne on November 27. Check here for reports and images from the walk. We are now seeking financial support to continue the walk westwards in early 2010.

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"Save our Bush" Rally

The Rally aims to draw public attention to the destruction of our native bushland by the State Government's "growth-at-any-cost" policy of building freeways -- instead of promoting alternative modes of transport. Melbourne, Feb 24 at midday.

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Protest against a Nuclear Dump at Muckaty Station, N.T

On Tuesday federal resources minister Martin Ferguson announced his plans to dump nuclear waste at Muckaty Station in the NT despite being fully aware of the opposition of many Ngapa and other Traditional Owners. Please support Traditional Owners fighting to keep their country clean!

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Sustainable Living Festival is on this weekend.

The Sustainable Living Festival is on this weekend. The Sustainable Living Festival aims to inspire
and empower everyday Australians to accelerate the uptake of
sustainable living.

Check here for details on FoE workshops at the festival.

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Rally Against Monsanto - GM Free Breakfast

In solidarity with majority world farmers who are fighting for  sovereignty against multinational control of their land and patented seed  monopoly, we will rally outside the Hilton hotel on Thursday 18th February at 7 am to say “No! Monsanto !”

Join Friends of the Earth and other groups as we defend the rights of farmers and make our voices heard.

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public forum: climate change - where to after Copenhagen?

The climate change negotiations held in Copenhagen were a disaster for the world's poor. This forum, being held in Belgrave on thursday the 18th of February will address the question of where we could be going on climate campaigning in 2010.

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