Strawberry crops near Woori Yallock. The person who took this photograph ended up in hospital due to pesticide exposure. For more information click here Woori Yallock.
Please take the time (less than a minute) to send a letter to Peter Garrett and help stop the proposed dredging of Port Phillip Bay - just click here to use our simple form now. (This link will take you to an e-lobby on the FoE International website)
Friends of the Earth today raised concerns about the possibility of gold mining occurring within water supplies that supply Melbournians with drinking water. For background on this issue also see: www.baddevelopers.green.net.au
To get a sense of what we're doing, check out the FoE England website.
The new report from Friends of the Earth highlights how many people in the Global South are already experiencing devastating impacts of climate change with impacts upon food security, water security, health and livelihoods. Climate change is therefore creating a global human rights crisis which will be much worse without deep and immediate reductions in emissions. Download the publication here
Now we face one of our biggest challenges, and we need your help. Please support the campaign. You can donate on-line.
A growing number of people may have jumped on the nuclear power bandwagon but all the evidence suggestions that nuclear power is no solution to climate change.
Check here for details on some of our campaign materials.
Report: 'Nuclear Power: No Solution to Climate Change' September 2005
- Our anti-nuclear campaign with the real story on mines, waste, radiation and health and more
- FoE Australia submissions and briefing papers and the new report Yellow Cake Country: Australias Uranium Industry (PDF 3.7mb)
Our lead campaigner, Jonathan La Nauze, has an opinion piece in the Canberra Times this week:
Craig Knowles has a plan for Australia's greatest river. It's a compromised plan, he admits, but trade-offs have to be made; river health balanced with the demands of irrigated agriculture. Problem is, no one has spelt out what the plan will actually do for the river. With Tony Burke poised to clinch the deal with $10 billion of public money, we deserve to know what we're paying for.