AWPC Call for Better Seal Protection on Busy Beaches

The Australian Wildlife Protection Council has serious concerns about the protection of seals on Mornington Peninsula beaches. http://mpnews.com.au/2018/04/09/call-for-seal-safety-on-the-beach/ Seals are a fascinating visitor to our beaches all year round, whether a regular inhabitant or the occasional day-tripper, they come to rest during the day after a night of feeding in the bay. But they are increasingly at threat of human

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Relocate Mernda Mob of Innocent Kangaroos Petition

https://www.change.org/p/relocate-mernda-mob-of-innocent-kangaroos-before-they-die WE NEED TO BE THE VOICE FOR THESE KANGAROOS! AUSTRALIA NEEDS TO HELP OUR PRECIOUS NATIVE SPECIES AND STOP WAITING FOR THEM TO DIE! Once again, human development has trapped a mob of Macropods in a small and unsustainable area, with limited food supply and without access to water. Many people look forward to visiting Australia because they want to

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Lidl Ends Bloody Kangaroo Meat Trade

  Animal welfare charity Viva! scores another victory in long-standing kangaroo campaign as budget supermarket chain Lidl finally caves to public pressure and ends trade in kangaroo meat. With frozen food giants Iceland dropping sales earlier this year, Lidl had remained the only UK supermarket carrying the meat on occasion as part of their weekly promotional deals. Marketing the ‘deluxe

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Victory for vegan campaigners as Iceland dumps kangaroo meat

After receiving criticism from animal welfare charity Viva! and pressure from consumers, British supermarket giant, Iceland have announced they have stopped selling kangaroo meat. Viva!’s long running consumer campaign included a funeral procession for wildlife inside an Iceland store and a nationwide Day of Action, demanding they stop selling kangaroo meat. • Kangaroos are brutally killed in the outback for

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Is Melbourne Water removing trees near you? What about the wildlife?

Animals are losing their trees in droves. There is a new tree removing policy for all dams and retarding basins in Victoria, treating small retarding basins as if they were big dams, and treating trees as problems, where previously they were considered desirable. See inside for locations. This policy applies in other states as well. VicRoads is also suddenly removing

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AWPC Complains to Members of Parliament re Melbourne Water rush project & wildlife impact

To Lisa Neville, Lily D’Ambrosio, Paul Edbrook: Good morning Honourable members of parliament, Official complaint against Melbourne Water retarding basin upgrades. I am sending you this email this morning in regards to Melbourne Water’s retarding basin upgrade in Lee St Frankston. Melbourne Water have used a very short period of time to communicate with the community about this project. The

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