Category Archives: Environment

NSW guilty of koala habitat vandalism

Sent to: Minister for Environment, NSW Gabrielle Upton, Premier of NSW, Gladys Berejiklian Dear Premier and Minister, I am writing on behalf of the Australian Wildlife Protection Council, a group that’s been in operation since 1969 as a voice for wildlife, and issues relating to their conservation and welfare. We are horrified and deeply concerned to read a report in

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Human Waste Impacts Wildlife in Cruel Ways

Among the many threats to wildlife one of the most insidious is human pollution. The external and internal injuries sustained by wildlife going about their daily feeding routines are unimaginable and certainly under reported with most cases not documented. Wildlife rescuers on the Mornington Peninsula were confronted with an upsetting case this month. Local rescuer, Brenda Marmion, of Crystal Ocean

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Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary – expansive, ambitious and visionary

Work is underway at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary north-west of Alice Springs to create a feral animal-free zone by building a 44-kilometre fence. It has been described as the largest feral cat eradication project in the world, and will eventually span 100,000 hectares. It’s ambitious, audacious and visionary. Australian Wildlife Conservancy want to get rid of feral cats. At the moment

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Koalas could soon be wiped out in areas of Queensland and NSW – are you going to do something?

The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP Minister for the Environment and Energy Parliament House CANBERRA ACT 2600 Dear Minister Frydenberg, I am writing to you on behalf of the Australian Wildlife Protection Council. WWF works to conserve Australia’s plants and animals, by ending land clearing, addressing climate change, and preserving and protecting our fresh water, marine and land environments. WWF has

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Brutal “conservation cull” of ACT kangaroos – carnage wrapped in environmental language!

More than 2,600 Kangaroos to be violently slaughtered in 2017, based on what’s condemned by wildlife carers as fraudulent flawed Acts, Plans. and Strategies.   The closures will start from Wednesday, May 17, in Canberra and Googong Foreshores. This carnage will occur at 12 sites,  closed for what’s ironically, and contradictorily called a “conservation cull”.  The sites are Mulligans Flat Nature

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