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Tomorrow is National Threatened Species Day and as the climate warms, floods, droughts, fires and melting ice sheets become the norm there is no escaping the scientific fact that human-induced climate change is having a massive impact not only on humans but on a multitude of other species.
Gumbaynggirr Elders brought a successful application to the Land and Environment Court that halted logging at the Newry State Forest on 22 August but are still waiting fopr NSW Forestry to comply.
Local man Brendan Scotts locked on to a harvester yesterday morning in Newry State Forest, stopping logging at the site. In the meantime the NSW Forestry Corporation’s plans to start logging the head of the Kalang River have led to a Bellingen town meeting to be held tonight at 6pm at the Bellingen Showgrounds.
Wilkarr Kurikuta, a Ngemba, Wangan and Jangalingou man, is currently locked-on to industrial logging machinery in Newry State Forest at the front line of the communities fight to preserve NSW forests from logging.
Boambee State Forest on the western edge of Coffs Harbour, that is proposed to be part of the GKNP, is today being blocked from logging by activist Ella.
North East Forest Alliance’s Dailan Pugh has pointed out that a Minns NSW Labor government has given no commitment to quick and decisive action on behalf of our forests – but we need action 'now' he says.
Yesterday, 22 February three activists who had been arrested at the Bulga State Forest action site faced court. All had pleaded guilty to the offences.
Police, NSW Forestry and National Parks have all informed local forest protection activists that they are not welcome on public land, at a range of sites, to set up a ‘watch camp’ on logging activities of NSW Forestry at Doubleduke State Forest.
The federal Environment minister Tanya Plibersek announced in the last week the development of an action plan that will assist in the protection of habitat for threatened species. Yet the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act and the NSW Environmental Protection Authority continues to fail fauna and flora across the state and Australia with the country now recognised as a ‘global deforestation hotspot’.
Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to present Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks, for an intimate conversation with Zacharey Jane about her memoir Unfinished Woman.
A Message from Tasmania: ‘If you care about what you eat, be careful what you buy.’ A campaign to protect some of Australia’s most pristine waterways from industrial destruction is being launched nationally at the Brunswick Picture House on Friday evening at a live music and video event.