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Scientists Blast Australian Government's Moves to Dismantle Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: government, environment, destruction, Australia, policies, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, conservation, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut research funding, backtrack on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and step up persecution of
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 4 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
Australia Becomes First Developed Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax
Business  (tags: money, tax, carbon tax, Australia, business, corruption, environment, climate change, politics, economy, energy, government )

Michael
- 6 days ago - online.wsj.com
CANBERRA, Australia--After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.
The Nuclear War Against Australia's Aboriginal People
Environment  (tags: radia-active, ecosystems, destruction, aborigines, nuclear industry, Australia, indigenous rights, environment, pollution, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 11 days ago - theecologist.org
Australia's nuclear industry has a shameful history of 'radioactive racism' that dates from the British bomb tests in the 1950s,
New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought
World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
A new NOAA study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, applies a recently developed global climate model to the Australian situation, evaluating both the likely causes of the chronic dryness and the likely future of the region's climate.
Allow Asylum Seekers Refuge From Violence - Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: Allow, asylum seekers, refuge, violence, Sri Lanka, Australia, boat people )

Marie
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
The Australian government recently turned away a boat full of refugees, sending them back to their country of origin to face the lingering dangers of violence from a past civil war. For almost a year the country has been turning away refugees.
TAKE ACTION NOW! The Australian Government Wants to Gag Animal Activists
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, law, political pressure, dissent, Australia, activists, freedoms, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights )

Cal
- 12 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Australians who speak out against animal cruelty could soon be labelled "agri-terrorists" if the Abbott government gets their way.
NSW: Stop Culling (Shooting) of Brumbies - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: New South Wales, australia, brumbies, stop, culling, national parks, shooting, cruelty )

Marie
- 13 days ago - change.org
Please do not consider culling (shooting) of the Brumbies in National Parks and more specifically the Kosciusko National Park. It is a method that is extremely inaccurate and will result in great cruelty to the animals..
Government Lunch to Mark Indigenous Week Cancelled After Menu Featured Endangered Dugong and Turtle
Offbeat  (tags: Northern Territory, Australia, dugong, sea turtle, indiginous )

Marie
- 15 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Northern Territory government department's social club was forced to cancel a NAIDOC week lunch after plans to serve endangered sea turtle and dugong caused outrage.
Take Action! - Sheep Are Left Terrified, Gashed and Bleeding From Their Eyes After Attacks - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Wool, sheep, Australia, cruelty, attacks, eyes, bleeding )

Marie
- 15 days ago - action.peta.org.uk
A disturbing undercover investigation by PETA US - the first of its kind - has revealed how scared sheep are harmed and systematically mistreated in the wool industries in Australia and the US.
Protect the Native Animals of Glenbog State Forest - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Glenbog state forest, australia, protect, animals, New South Wales )

Marie
- 16 days ago - gopetition.com
Glenbog State Forest covers an area of about around 11,000 hectares and is located in the southeast of Australia in New South Wales. The closest townships are Bemoka and Nimmitabel.
Tony Abbott Says Japan's Attempts to Resume Southern Ocean Whaling Will Not Harm Relations
Offbeat  (tags: Tony Abbott, Japan, trade deal, whaling, friendship, Australia )

Marie
- 17 days ago - mobile.abc.net.au
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says any attempt by Japan to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean would not damage a "special friendship"
Seeking Refuge Is a Human Right ACTION
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, human rights, world, Australia, New Guinea, freedoms, conflict )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - amnesty.org.nz
Almost half the Syrian population has fled the war crimes, crimes against humanity and other abuses taking place across Syria.
Shut Down Manus Island
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', care2 petition, refugees, australia )

Rose
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last week, riots erupted at the immigrant detention facility on Manus Island. After prisoners were told that they had no hope of ever getting to Australia, they protested. What happened next is uncertain
Birth of Rare White Dingo Pup Helps Wildlife Crusader Overcome His Grief at the Loss of His Former Dog
Offbeat  (tags: Animal whisperer, Rare, white dingo, adorable, Australia, Queensland )

Marie
- 26 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A rare white dingo pup is the proud new addition to Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary's family as of Friday.
 

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