Wetlands are amazing places. Combining land and water, they are home to an incredible array of plants and animals and are among the most biodiverse ecosystems on earth. More than that, recent...more
Cattle grazing in national parks is headline grabbing stuff. Cows were removed from the Alpine National Park by the Bracks government, let back in by the Baillieu/Napthine government and are...more
Looking for environmental policy on the websites of the major parties ahead of the Victorian election is like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are no sections on environment, nature...more
Last night the Abbott government announced that it had reached a deal with Clive Palmer to legislate its ‘direct action’ policy. So four months after the repeal of the carbon price,...more
If you had a program that was reducing household energy costs, cutting greenhouse emissions and creating jobs, you’d think any government would be keen to keep it, right?
The Victorian has missed a golden opportunity to get a massive environmental gain for minimal financial pain. They have ignored a once-in-five-year chance to halt a threatening process listed...more
I had been aware and concerned about climate change for many years and had been trying hard to engage people around me on this issue. I started attending rallies, letter writing events and phone...more
Our new Campaigns Director, Alex White, starts today. Here's what he has to say about why he came to Environment Victoria.
Back in 2012, I spent three months working on the Obama campaign...more
On 29 November Victorians will head to the polls to cast judgement on the Napthine Government. With just 100 days to go until polling day Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham takes a looks at...more
About four years ago I felt that I must take an active part in environmental protection, protection of the natural environment, and that governments were not putting sufficient effort into...more