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AFTER THE FIRESTORM : Bushfires and Climate Change

Public forum: What role did climate change play in the Black Saturday fires?
How can we ensure Victoria is protected from extreme fire events?
Tuesday April 7

 

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Strzelecki Koala Appeal. $20,000 Fundraising Appeal

Friends of the Earth is asking for assistance in raising money to protect the Strzelecki Koala, the only 'genetically diverse' koala population left in Victoria and South Australia

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Nippon Paper Buys into Logging Controversy

The new owner of Maryvale Pulp Mill, Nippon Paper, has immediately been involved in a controversy over logging sites of National Conservation Significance in the Strzelecki Ranges.

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Victoria devastated by fires

Like everyone else in Victoria we are in a state of shock and sadness as fires continue to rip through much of  the state. Please check here to find out how to support affected communities.

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Victoria's forests - a family day in October

... Help protect and get informed about Victoria's red gum wetlands andforests.
... Learn about the exciting new science behind Green Carbon and find out what you can do to fight climate change


Come along for a fun and informative day for adults and kids. A repeat of last year's event, the day will combine informative talks and information stalls with entertainment for all ages, including bands, a treasure hunt, face-painting, circus skills workshops, colouring-in and painting activities

Saturday October 11:10am - 2pm
CERES Environmental Park
Corner of Roberts and Stewart Streets
Brunswick East


Boycott Reflex Paper

On a positive side, the new facility will reduce PaperlinX's need for chlorine bleaching, with almost no dioxin outputs into the Latrobe River and Bass Strait occurring after the new facility is constructed.

For more information see: www.australianpaper.forests.org.au/index2/updates11-02.htm


Ecological Data for Nyah Vinifera Park updated

Following summer surveys of Nyah Vinifera Park, in partnership with the Wadi Wadi community and ecologists at Australian Ecosystems, an indepth report of the flora of Nyah Vinifera Park has shown a large number of threatened or previously unrecorded native flora in this new Red Gum Park.  Read the recently completed full ecological report here or read more for report highlights.

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Fire & the Story of Burning Country

Fire and the Story of Burning Country is a new book, spoken through the timeless wisdom of Indigenous Elders who want to teach the community about how to care for country using cool burning techniques to prevent wildfires, reduce carbon emissions, cleanse the land of weeds and excessive fuel loads, build healthy soil and much more. It is high time this way of managing the land was recognised and respected by the broader community. You can buy the book via our online store

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