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Updating the state of Australia’s climate

by Leslie Hughes http://theconversation.com/updating-the-state-of-australias-climate-15233 Two years ago the Climate Commission released its first major report, The Critical Decade: Climate Science Risks and Responses. The report synthesised the most recent climate change science. The phrase, “The Critical Decade”, has become the defining mantra for the Climate Commission: the climate needs significant Australian and global action this decade. Two years on, and one quarter of the way through the decade, we have systematically updated the report. One quarter of the way through…

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Wildlife crime- a new crisis in an old problem

African Development Bank and WWF call for urgent action to combat wildlife crime: the Marrakech declaration = a 10 point action plan to combat illicit wildlife trafficking The African Development Bank (AfDB) and WWF have launched (on the 31st May 2013) a joint global call for action to combat the rampant illicit wildlife trafficking scourge that is robbing Africa of precious natural resources and posing a major threat to the development of the continent. See the June newsletter about African…

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Environmentalist of the Year – Don Henry

Congratulations to Don – a Queenslander at heart who was instrumental in getting Moreton Island declared as a national park. Without the efforts of environmental heroes like this, so many of our prime natural areas would be mined or cleared today. Good to see ACF is advocating for protected areas again – we can’t take anything for granted! June 7, 2013 FROM http://www.acfonline.org.au/news-media/news-features/environmentalist-year-%E2%80%93-don-henry We are delighted to announce our own Don Henry as winner of the United Nations Association of…

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