Book Review

Nine Lives for our Planet by John Watts is a collection of personal stories of nine inspiring women who cherish Earth.

It got me in, this collection of personal stories of nine women who’ve put protecting the natural world at the centre of their lives. They’re from different generations, including my own. I liked that they talked about their parents, early lives and what set them off to protect the environment.Continue reading “Book Review”

State of Environment Report

Last Tuesday, Tanya Plibersek, the Minister for the Environment and Water, released the State of the Environment Report and delivered an address on it to the National Press Club. A small but determined group of Nannas joined environment activists for a rally outside her office, while others watched her address live on ABC News 24. It is now available on ABC iview.
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NSW Native Forest Destruction

This week we have a chance to call for urgent change to forestry in NSW. Signing a petition is a simple action that’s part of the long struggle to protect public native forests. We can’t afford to let the devastation of ecosystems and habitat go on. And we can’t afford to spend millions of taxpayer dollars in subsidies to keep the destruction going.Continue reading “NSW Native Forest Destruction”