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Juliet

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...

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Juliet

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...

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nicholas.aberle

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,...

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Mark

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...

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alexmerory

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...

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alexmerory

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...

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markwakeham

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...

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Mark

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...

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envvictvolunteer

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...

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Tom

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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