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State’s leading conservationists slam government’s environmental record on National Parks

Queensland’s top conservation campaigners have urged voters to consider the environment when they cast their votes on 31 January. Queensland…

Who Cares about the Environment? – Its time to make a positive change….

The Queensland Conservation Council, the state’s peak body for nature, today launched a comprehensive list of environmental policies for the…

Climate Change Must be a Priority at G20

The release of the latest IPCC report on the state of the climate has confirmed the need to phase out fossil fuels, to limit global temperature rise.…

The State of Nature and Society

The Placesyoulove Alliance, an alliance of the key environment organisations in Australia have released a landmark report on the state of nature and…

IPCC Climate Report must drive G20 agenda

The release of the latest IPCC report on the state of the climate has confirmed the need to phase out fossil fuels to limit global temperature rise.…

Queensland Councils urge State Government to act on plastic bags

Queensland Council’s have given unanimous support for the State Government to investigate ways to reduce the use and disposal of single use plastic…

When Will Queensland Act on Plastic Bags?

News that France will ban single use plastic bags in supermarkets by 2016 has renewed calls for Queensland to act on this environmental menace. The…

Sad farewell to Champion of Conservation

Queensland has sadly lost a wonderful "Champion of Conservation", with the recent passing of Terry Hampson. Born in 1935, Terry Hampson grew up in…

Stop Eyeing Off Fraser Island Water

Proposals to mine Fraser Island’s water resources are now possible under legislative changes passed by the Queensland Government this year.…

Draft plan for Great Barrier Reef allows sea dumping to continue

The release of a Long Term Sustainability Plan for the Great Barrier Reef is welcome but fails to reassure that the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage…

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