DELWP’s Attack on Wildlife in Victoria

Living with Wildlife Action Plan (a DELWP document) DEWLP_LivingWithWildlife-ActionPlan_www(1) https://www.wildlife.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/112429/DEWLP_LivingWithWildlife-ActionPlan_www.pdf The main gist of the document and what we have known for years, as per DELWP’s information about wildlife on their website, is that they want to paint wildlife as dangerous pests, that cause humans grief and they need to be controlled because they are in overabundant numbers. What the

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AWPC Call for VicRoads to Cease Clearing Plans on the Mornington Peninsula

Following on from the article: https://awpc.org.au/awpc-help-to-stop-habitat-clearing-and-loss-of-wildlife/ *cover photo is of one of the 13 ringtail possums brought into care at stage 1. She had a deep facial injury which eventually recovered; she has since been released back into the wild. She was one of the lucky ones, many animals were mulched alive or run over by the heavy machinery that VicRoads

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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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