The following is Sydney Knitting Nannas’ second article in our campaign to engage people in local government before the elections on December 4. This article is about the environment, biodiversity and the livability of our local government area.
Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends were honoured to be invited to report on our non-violent environmental campaigning at the recent Raising Peace conference on Zoom. We spoke about saving our environment for the kiddies, what it’s like to be a Sydney Knitting Nanna, the Nannafesto and the Nannalution, our relationship with First Nations Australians, andContinue reading “Give Peace a Dance Video”
Please have your say about Verdant Earth Technologies’ plan to convert Redbank coal fired power plant (which closed in 2014) to a wood fired power plant. If approved it will generate 2 million tonnes of C02 each year. It would also result in increased forest logging and destruction of the habitat of threatened species. ItContinue reading “Plans to convert coal fired power plant to wood”
Soon the Senate will be asked to vote on amendments that would weaken our national nature laws further. Prominent people have called the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act weak and not fit for purpose. That’s why Australia leads the world on species extinctions, loss of habitat, deforestation and land degradation.
A Leadbeater’s Possum, a Long-nosed Potoroo and a Greater Glider met outside the Supreme Court in Sydney on 12th April where the Friends of the Leadbeater’s Possum were defending their win against Vic Forests, who have appealed. Vic Forests wants to destroy the habitat of these special and rare creatures. Sydney Knitting Nannas were thereContinue reading “Nannas Support Leadbeater’s Possum and Friends”