Processed meats need a closer look – Australian Medical Association.

https://ama.com.au/ausmed/processed-meats-need-closer-look Photo from Plant Based News Processed meats need a closer look The time for compassionate action and leadership on this important issue by the Australian medical profession has arrived04 Aug 2017 OPINIONBy Dr Alphonse Roex and Dr Heleen Roex-Haitjema In October 2015, the authoritative International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) confirmed that processed … Continue reading Processed meats need a closer look – Australian Medical Association.

Landmark legal win for climate and community

Chief Justice of the Land and Environment Court Brian Preston SC handed down his judgment today in a landmark case, refusing approval of a new coal mine to be built just outside of the town of Gloucester in the NSW Upper Hunter Valley.

Fears for wildlife during Sydney Light Rail construction – Southern Courier

A BABY brushtail possum nicknamed Scratch has become one of the faces of the fight to save trees earmarked for removal for Sydney’s light rail line.
No animals or birds were rescued or relocated from the 40 mature trees chopped down on Alison Rd and Anzac Pde at Randwick, according to Transport for NSW.

Minister wanted to dump light rail – The Australian

Land clearing rates in Queensland on par with Brazil, new study finds – ABC

The Animal, Tree And Homeless Campaign.

Updated 

Queensland has been rated as a “contemporary hot spot” for land clearing and is on par with places like Brazil, a new study has found.

The paper published today has found the parts of Queensland that have been cleared the most in the past, are also being cleared the most now.

Remote areas including the Cape York Peninsula are also being cleared.

Dr April Reside from the University of Queensland (UQ) said drastic changes are needed to save species and protect habitat.

“Land clearing in Queensland is the highest that it has been in the last 10 years,” Dr Reside said.

“We have 95 threatened species of animal, 12 threatened species of plant that are impacted by land clearing.”

Dr Reside said practices such as thinning, where up to 75 per cent of vegetation in an area can be cleared, is regulated by the landowner.

“It…

View original post 562 more words

Land clearing rates in Queensland on par with Brazil, new study finds – ABC

Queensland has been rated as a "contemporary hot spot" for land clearing and is on par with places like Brazil, a new study has found.

NSW government in bid to keep lid on light rail secrets – The Australian

The NSW government is pulling out all stops to halt the release of documents that could prove Premier Gladys Berejiklian misled the public over her controversial CBD light rail project and reveal further cost blowouts in the $2.1 billion development.

Cruelty Free Festival This Sunday!

Cruelty Free Festival This Sunday!

Vegan Picnic Tomorrow – All Welcome!

Vegan Picnic tomorrow - all welcome Vegan Picnic to Save Sydney's Trees And Animals.

Date: Sunday 6th August 2017
Time: 1pm-4pm
Place: Belmore Park, Eddy Avenue, Sydney. (Next to Central Station)

All inclusive event - kids welcome! Family Friendly.

Bring: Vegan Food and Drink Only.
Picnic Blanket.
Friends, Family, all welcome.

No Smoking, Drugs or Alcohol onsite thanks.
No dogs onsite, thanks.

More information phone John 0414 755 621

One Week To Vegan Picnic!

The Animal, Tree And Homeless Campaign.

Hope you can make it along next weekend to the Save The Trees And Animals Campaign Vegan Picnic! Found this great website for inspiring picnic recipe’s : Hot For Food, Cooking Up Vegan Love! (Picture from their website)

You are invited to the Save The Trees And Animals Vegan Picnic!

DATE: Sunday 6th August 2017

TIME: 1pm-4pm

PLACE: Belmore Park, Eddy Avenue across the road from Central Station, Sydney.

Bring vegan food only.

Smoke, drug and alcohol free.

No dogs on site thank you.

RSVP to John 0414 755 621 or 02 8958 3783

View original post