Victoria’s ash forests store more carbon than any other studied forest in the world. They are a lifeline in the midst of global upheaval due to climate-driven extreme weather events and unprecedented species extinctions. But they're being converted into short-lived products like packaging and pallets every day.
If we support those promoting local solutions in affected regions and amplify their voices, we will be able to map a rapid transition pathway toward ecologically sound stewardship of forests that will become more politically and economically sensible for the government than continuing to subsidise the current native forest industry.
March 21, 2023
Much of FoE’s work happens in regional communities. In 2023 we think its time to be catching up with our allies in the regions, meet new friends and supporters, and build the profile of some of our key campaigns. So we will be hosting...Read More
February 10, 2023
Each year, on the first sitting day of the Victorian parliament, Friends of the Earth hosts a community gathering outside the building to remind the parliament that the community want to see meaningful action on climate, energy and environment. This year, the focus was...Read More
January 31, 2023
Over the past three years, Friends of the Earth (FoE) has been working on protecting significant areas of the Victorian high country that are at risk from logging. We have also been highlighting the need for the state government to act to the threats...Read More