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…

METGASCO LICENCES TO BE BOUGHT OUT BY GOVT.

Metgasco licences -Government offers to buy out  for $25m The NSW Government has struck a $25 million deal with junior mining company Metgasco that could see the northern rivers region finally free of of the threat of gas fields. The Metgasco board has agreed to accept the money in exchange for its Petroleum Exploration Licences 16, 13 and 426. The deal is subject to the approval of Metgasco shareholders, who will soon meet to vote on the offer. Lismore MP … More…

FUKUSHIMA’S DEADLY LEGACY

Why are massive numbers of sea creatures dying along the west coast right now? Michael Snyder Activist Post Never before have we seen so much death along the west coast of North America.  Massive numbers of sea stars, bluefin tuna, sardines, anchovies, herring, oysters, salmon, marine mammals and marine birds are dying, and experts are puzzled.  We are being told that we could even see “local extinctions” of some of these sea creatures.  So are all of these deaths related?  … More…

FOSSIL FUELS KILLING PLANET EARTH

Fossil Fuels Driving Global Weather Posted: 04/18/2014 8:27 pm EDT Updated: 04/20/2014 10:59 pm EDT Print Article Dr. Reese HalterBroadcaster, Conservation Biologist, Educator Atmospheric scientists have discovered there is so much toxic Asian air pollution from burning fossil fuels that it’s now changing global weather patterns. Are you concerned about the immense pollution being belched into our atmosphere? How are smelting iron ore and baking limestone affecting the air that we breathe? Join Earth Dr Reese Halter in this segment … More…

JAPANESE PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE VOTES TO KEEP WHALING

Japan politicians defiant despite whaling ban – Aljazeera.  l7 April, 2014 Parliamentary committee unanimously passes a resolution urging the government to continue whaling, weeks after ICJ ban. A Japanese parliamentary committee has unanimously passed a resolution urging the government to investigate all options to continue whaling, including “walking out of the (international whaling) convention”. The 40-strong fisheries committee, made up of a cross-section of members of the lower house, demanded on Wednesday the government redesign its “research” whaling programme to circumvent an international court ruling that … More…