Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: Australia

Endangered Australian woylies make a comeback

Western Shield was initiated by the Department of Biodiversity and the Conservation and Attractions of Western Australia has recorded the greatest-ever frequency of woylie sightings this year.

A secretive network is fighting Indigenous rights in Australia and Canada,...

“The effort to deny Aboriginal Australians a voice is part of a global playbook from Atlas and its allies.”

‘Globally significant moment for ocean conservation’: Australia to phase out gill...

“The removal of gillnets in net-free zones on the reef has already helped boost local fish populations. We want to see this happen right across the reef.”

Australia becomes first country to approve psychedelics as form of medicine

Australia is reclassifying them as “controlled substances” and making them available for use in managed medical settings.

Battling a mining Goliath on two continents

Environmental activists have made some important strides in confronting the Australian mining company Lynas.

80 critically endangered Australian frogs released to the wild after surviving...

“It’s one of the most threatened frog species in Australia and it’s holding on, just clinging on, thanks to these amazing conservation works.”

Corals spawning gives scientists hope for ‘vulnerable ecosystem’

The spawning, which was seen from recorded videos off the coast of Cairns, Queensland, "gives the scientists who observed it hope for the vulnerable ecosystem."

Australian teens bring class action climate lawsuit to stop coal mine...

“I believe that the government has a duty to young people to protect our futures from the impacts of climate change, including stopping the impact of the Vickery Extension Project.”

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial...

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Australian telecommunications company pays phone bills for volunteer firefighters

"We want to do this to show our thanks to firefighters for their efforts in helping keep communities safe."

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.