- Created on Tuesday, 08 September 2009 16:43
(see each campaign 'News' for all releases)
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
New 'self-assessable' codes for clearing native vegetation in NSW will increase the risk of vulnerable plant and animal species becoming extinct and undermine efforts to control soil erosion and salinity.
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Common sense has prevailed with the defeat by 35 votes to 3 of the bill to dismantle the NSW Native Vegetation Act proposed by the Shooters and Fishers Party and NSW Farmers, environmentalists said today.
Monday, 20 October 2014
Claims by the NSW Farmers Association that the Native Vegetation Act is crippling agriculture have been completely discredited by land clearing figures obtained under Freedom of Information laws by the Total Environment Centre (TEC). A report by The Australia Institute also shows land clearing rules have minimal influence.
Thursday, 11 September 2014
Moves by senior ministers in the Baird government to open up rare native bush to broadscale land clearing and cripple powers to stop illegal clearing were described as 'insane' today.
Thursday, 28 August 2014
Environment groups campaigning to protect the health of the marine environment and the food chain today welcomed the action by NSW Environment Minister, Rob Stokes to nationally ban plastic micro-beads.
Monday, 18 August 2014
A new, independent online Green Electricity Guide, produced by Greenpeace Australia and the Total Environment Centre, provides a state by state ranking of electricity retailers against seven criteria, creating a tool consumers can use to switch to more environmentally friendly power companies.