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Ask supermarkets to stop stocking kangaroo cruelty

By Humane Society International. The Humane Society International has signed an open letter with other organisations with our concerns on the welfare implications of kangaroo slaughter in Australia. What can you do? 1. Most importantly, please provide feedback to Woolworths and Coles directly, encouraging them not to stock kangaroo meat products (for humans or pets)

Why does the turtle cross the road?

turtle on road

By Merran Laver & Phil Machin, Wildcare. IT MIGHT APPEAR as a rock on the road, but on closer inspection a living, breathing turtle could be sitting there on the bitumen. Just by increasing driver awareness, the lives of these long-necked reptiles on our roads in the summer months can be

Conservation group exposes clearing threat to koala/wildlife habitat

koala habitat loss, credit Briano WWF Australia

NSW ministers knew this. By Nature Conservation Council. THE NSW NATURE Conservation Council has released freedom of information documents showing the Berejiklian government knew its new land clearing laws would cause extensive harm to wildlife habitat but pressed ahead with the changes anyway. “This is damning evidence that the Environment Minister approved these

Drawing in Place

Old Man by Sally Simpson, detail. Charcoal and pastel, 57 x 42cm.

One local place, three views From Suki and Hugh Gallery, Bungendore MAKING WORK that is integral to the daily experience of living in a particular place, with its pleasures and responsibilities and challenges, is a theme that links the art practices of Wamboin-based artists Sally Simpson, David Suckling and Kim Mahood. The three

Take-home lessons from week’s extreme weather, fires

Tathra bush fires March 2018

AS THE MID-MARCH fire catastrophes, including Tathra near Bega, enveloped communities and residents, the Australian Science Media Centre gathered some expert comment on the extended fire season and the need for Australia to adapt to the changing climate. Some 70 homes and other buildings were razed in Tathra. Dr Grant Wardell-Johnson,