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Climate change connection noted

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7 People Die in West Coast [US] Wildfires. Strong winds were likely to continue to propel the extraordinary number of fires burning in California, Oregon and Washington. The death toll rises as wildfires spread at an astonishing rate. At least seven people were pronounced dead in wildfires in Washington, Oregon and California on

Canberra plans next kangaroo kill as bushfires wipe out wildlife

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WHAT EXCELLENT TIMING by the ACT government! When it is reported that a billion native animals have perished in the bushfires (so far in the 2019–20 bushfires), the ACT government is again seeking contract shooters to carry out the Territory’s 2020 annual ‘cull’ and over the next four years too. CAPTION: “Hey

Victoria scrapes bottom of the barrel on wildlife management

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IN THE FIRST WEEK of October, the Victorian Labor government continued its unenlightened and colonial-looking wildlife policies — bowing to the most hidebound of the rural community and other commercial interests and loud demands from National Party politicians. A petfood trade targeting kangaroos has started in Victoria. These animals were almost

Cry for the Voiceless

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I SHARE THE Bulletin’s concern over the reaction of our newly elected leaders to the vegan protests which committed the grievous crime of holding up traffic, and trespassing on farms and slaughter houses in order to expose the ghastly practices carried on there. It is very disheartening when the Minister for Agriculture

Young people call Budget a nightmare

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More money for Cairns road than for climate action THE FEDERAL BUDGET handed down [recently] is an absolute nightmare for young people and our climate. Scott Morrison’s government has given us a budget that sets more money aside for a ring road in Cairns than for dealing with climate change —

Letter from the Australian Youth Climate Coalition

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Dateline: Adelaide 2018 Labor Conference OVER THE PAST few days, relentless young people have been out in force at the Labor Party’s National Conference putting climate action and stopping Adani front and centre on the political agenda. And boy, did we we achieve our goals — I am so bloody proud. On Sunday,

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