Peter Hitchcock AM has died

Peter Hitchcock, who repeatedly used his scientific background to win protection for threatened wild areas both in Australia and overseas, died in Cairns Hospital this morning, aged 75.

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Tarkine anti-conservationists failed attempt to disrupt peaceful protest

A misguided protest by pro-logging activists has resulted in the official closure of a 30-metre section of road that they wanted open, despite it actually going nowhere.

The Bob Brown Foundation's Sumac Defenders Camp has, for the last nine months, prevented the construction of a controversial new logging road into the takayna/Tarkine.

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Adani Remains Australia's Moral Challenge, 2019

CFMEU repeated 2004 by delivering Coalition government.

The election outcome does not alter the immorality of proceeding with Gautam Adani’s coal mine one iota, environmentalist Bob Brown said today.

"While the Morrison camp gloats, Earth is heating. Inevitably, the future of every child on Earth, including every Australian child is on the altar of Adani. It is no more complicated than that. This is a challenge to Australia’s vision and future security.

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Loggers and thugs attack protest camp in Tasmania’s Tarkine

In a frightening attack, a group of men terrorised a volunteer last night at the Bob Brown Foundation Tarkine protest blockade.

A protest blockade has been in place since September 2018 in the Tarkine’s ancient Sumac rainforest, threatened by logging. The rainforest has remained intact due to the peaceful occupation by hundreds of volunteers and Foundation campaign staff over the last eight months.

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Greens Vote Strong in Queensland as Morrison Avoids the Word 'Adani'

Brown whacks Viellaris: suppressed poll shows slump in Adani support.

Today’s Courier Mail poll showing 12% of Queensland voters are more likely to vote Greens, following the Bob Brown Foundation’s Stop Adani Convoy, boosts the likelihood of Greens Senator Larissa Waters’ re-election on Saturday, former Greens Leader Bob Brown said today.

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Morrison the fox in charge of Australia's extinction crisis

Australia’s Prime Minister and Ministers for the Environment are culpable for ignoring the continent’s worst extinction rate on Earth, Bob Brown, whose foundation has just completed its Stop Adani Convoy, said today.

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600 AT EMU PARK LANTERN PARADE AS ADANI CONVOY PASSES THROUGH ROCKY - BROWN HECKLED BY FRINGE PROTESTERS

The Stop Adani Convoy passed through Rockhampton this afternoon and settled for the evening with 600 people, including hundreds of locals at Emu Park in a lantern parade for the Great Barrier Reef.

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Media Release: STOP ADANI CONVOY HEADS INTO CENTRAL QUEENSLAND.

Gautam Adani’s coal company is greeting the Bob Brown Foundation’s Stop Adani Convoy with an anti-convoy ‘save Adani’ advertising blitz.

“Lucas Dow knows where to contact me but clearly doesn’t care to,” Bob Brown said in Harvey Bay this morning, as the convoy proceeds to Rockhampton, Yepoon and Emu Park. After the 4,000-strong rally in Brisbane on Monday, the next convoy event will be a rally for the Great Barrier Reef in Airlie Beach on Friday.

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Notes on hate media reporting

Whilst this is a side issue to the need for global action to secure the planet’s future well being, the corrupting role of a section of the fourth estate’s Murdoch media in our democracy is here addressed.

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Shorten, Convoy Converge on Brisbane

Both Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Bob Brown Foundation’s Stop Adani Convoy are converging on Brisbane today and will move on to regional Queensland. More than 400 people, including the mayors of Bellingen and Glen Innes, gave the convoy a rousig send-off from the Coffs Harbour Showground this morning. 

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