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National parks and river banks – Inappropriate places for cows

posted by Juliet on Thursday, 18 December, 2014 - 10:53

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...


Needles in the haystack

posted by Juliet on Tuesday, 18 November, 2014 - 17:03

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...


Missed opportunities on Direct Action

posted by nicholas.aberle on Thursday, 30 October, 2014 - 00:00

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,...


VEET granted a stay of execution

posted by Mark on Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 11:48

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?

Wrong. The...


Victoria squanders the chance to help its rivers

posted by alexmerory on Monday, 20 October, 2014 - 13:46

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...


Faces of the 2014 election campaign - Kylie Rhie-Jones

posted by alexmerory on Wednesday, 15 October, 2014 - 15:57

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...


Introducing our new Campaigns Director, Alex White

posted by markwakeham on Monday, 1 September, 2014 - 18:24

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...


100 Days countdown: The hot environment issues this election.

posted by Mark on Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 18:04

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...


Faces of the 2014 election campaign - Lance Lessels

posted by envvictvolunteer on Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 18:14

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...


Living on borrowed time

posted by Tom on Tuesday, 19 August, 2014 - 16:48

Today, August 19, is Earth Overshoot Day. That means that in just eight months, the Earth’s 7 billion inhabitants have used up a year’s worth of the Earth’s resources.


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