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AFA August 2017 Newsletter

AFA August 2017 Newsletter

Koalas in Crisis! Articles: AFA HAS C0MMISSIONED THE ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS OFFICE MAJOR USA HELP ON THE WAY! BALLINA HIGHWAY UPGRADE ROADS AND MARITIME SERVICES DESTRUCTION DELIBERATE MINDLESS DESTRUCTION DELIBERATE MINDLESS DESTRUCTION (Continued) NSW GOVERNMENT KOALA PROTECTION POLICY IS NON EXISTENT GOODBYE WARDELL POTOROOS AFA HAS CONFERENCE CALL WITH NSW CHIEF SCIENTIST CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PRINT COPY OF OUR MAY 2017 NEWSLETTER   … More…

AFA January 2017 Newsletter

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ARTICLES: Koala Wars Experts Say Ballina Koalas Face Extinction INCREASED DANGER OF VEHICLE STRIKES AND DOG ATTACKS CLIMATE CHANGE NSW GOVERNMENT’S LATEST KOALA SPIN EFFORT HOW MANY KOALAS ARE LEFT IN NSW? AFA HAS SET UP SOCIAL  MEDIA ON THE KOALAS ALL IS NOT LOST! Download a printer friendly version of our January 2017 Newsletter   … More…

MEDIA RELEASE KOALAS A RECIPE FOR EXTINCTION

Please select the image or click HERE to download a printable PDF of Sue Arnold’s Media Release. MEDIA RELEASE NSW GOVERNMENT’S $10m BID TO SAVE KOALAS – A RECIPE FOR EXTINCTION                 MEDIA RELEASE NSW GOVERNMENT’S $10m BID TO SAVE KOALAS – A RECIPE FOR EXTINCTION A report prepared by the NSW Chief Scientist claims to be an “ independent review of the decline of Koala populations in NSW “.  However, the Review … More…

AFA November 2016 Newsletter

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Articles: – KOALAS IN DIRE STRAITS – THIS IS BLOODY MURDER! – State Government Murder! – EUTHANIZING KOALAS! – NSW – ANOTHER HORROR STORY! – IMPACTS OF ROADS ON KOALAS – KOALA POPULATION IN DECLINE – HAMILTON  ISLAND MADNESS – BAIRD GOVERNMENT SHOCK LEGISLATION – CO-ORDINATOR’S PLEA – VICTORIA KOALA SCANDAL – WHAT YOU CAN DO Download a printer friendly version of our November 2016 Newsletter … More…

AFA August 2016 Newsletter

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Articles: KOALAS AT GRAVE RISK OF EXTINCTION ON THE FAR NORTH COAST AND THE ENTIRE STATE _____ KOALAS STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE _____ TOO MANY THREATS! _____ HABITAT PROTECTION THE ONLY REAL SOLUTION _____ KOALAS AND CLIMATE CHANGE _____ GREEN PARTY SILENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES _____ FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ENSURE WEAK PROTECTION Download a printer friendly PDF of our May 2016 Newsletter or read it on issue below.     … More…

AFA MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER

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Australians for Animals May 2016 Newsletter Articles: For the Love of Animals – A message from animal activist Sue Arnold. Baby Butcher Bird takes over house. HISTORIC UNDERWATER NOISE WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO THE GREAT BARRIER REEF SAGA GETTING INTO ACTION ANIMAL HEROES WHAT MAKES CAMPAIGNS WORK? MONEY! Download a printer friendly PDF of our May 2016 Newsletter or read it on issue below. … More…

Ricky Gervais backs Australia dolphin captivity campaign

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British comedian Ricky Gervais has thrown his support behind a local campaign to end dolphin captivity in Australia. The multi Emmy, BAFTA and Golden Globe award winning comedian behind series such as The Office and Extras — and vocal animal rights activist — has backed the Stop Dolphin Captivity in Australia petition which was launched on line on Saturday and now has over 15,000 signatures. “Dolphins are amazing animals deserving of our respect,” Gervais said in statement. “The UK has … More…

SeaWorld orca show ban credited to work of Blackfish documentary maker

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Blackfish Gabriela Cowperthwaite was just another mum who took her twin sons to SeaWorld, before the death of a killer whale trainer prompted her to make the 2013 documentary Blackfish. She never expected it to help persuade the US theme park operator to stop breeding killer whales and end its signature “Shamu” orca entertainment shows. Orlando-based SeaWorld said it would stop breeding killer whales and those currently at its parks would be the past, citing “times have changed”. “I think … More…

Shenhua coal Liverpool Plains, corporate welfare and saving Barnaby’s bacon

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Liverpool Plains Coal Mine May Not Fly Saturday, April 2, 2016 By Pip Hinman Opponents of Shenhua-Watermark’s mega coalmine in the Liverpool Plains in north-western NSW have been given a boost by the Chinese government-owned company’s annual report released on March 24, which hinted it may not proceed. Shenhua said: “Global demand for coal is expected to manifest a downward trend in 2016.” Whether Shenhua is rethinking the $1.2 billion mine is not clear. But its report gives ammunition to … More…