A loss now and for eternity

The Age, November 4th 2011 IT IS with much sadness, and not a little anger, that I read of Ted Baillieu’s proposal to sacrifice our endangered wildlife and magnificent old-growth forest for some woodchips that we can produce in plantations (”New law in...

Grants to help threatened species

1 Nov 11 @ 06:55am by Gilbert Gardiner http://berwick-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/grants-to-help-threatened-species/ A LEADING conservation authority has stepped up its campaign to protect endangered species across Casey and Cardinia. Port Phillip and...

Kallista teen fights for possums

18 Oct 11 @ 07:00am by Alex Munro http://free-press-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/kallista-teen-fights-for-possums/ A KALLISTA teenager is leading a campaign to save the endangered Leadbeater’s possum. Elly Robertson, 14, is one of three teenagers from the...

Toolangi forest logging halted until 2012

19 Sep 11 @ 04:06pm by Emily Webb http://lilydale-yarra-valley-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/toolangi-forest-logging-halted-until-2012/ A HALT on logging in a Toolangi forest has been extended until February, 2012. The Supreme Court today extended the injunction...

Court extends Sylvia Creek logging injunction

Updated September 19, 2011 12:41:55 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-09-19/court-extends-sylvia-creek-logging-injunction/2905978 The Victorian Supreme Court has extended a ban on logging at a contentious site north-east of Melbourne until next year. Environmentalists...