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.
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.
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.
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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 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!
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
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
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
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 … Continue reading One Week To Vegan Picnic!