Care About AUSTRALIA
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Environment

Clean Up Australia

To inspire and work with communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. This simple idea has now become the nation's largest community-based environmental event, Clean Up Australia Day.

Planet Ark

Planet Ark Environmental Foundation aims to work with people and business to teach them the simple ways in which they can reduce their impact on the planet, at home, at work and in the community.

Recycling near you - planet ark

Find out about what you can and can't recycle in your household recycling services. Search for drop-off locations to recycle a wide range of items including electronic waste, corks, batteries, printer cartridges, whitegoods, furniture and much more

Wilderness Society

The Wilderness Society (TWS) is a national, community-based, environmental advocacy organisation whose purpose is protecting, promoting and restoring wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth.

Greenpeace

Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation that uses non-violent direct action to expose global environmental problems and to force solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future. Greenpeace's goal is to ensure the ability of the earth to nurture life in all its diversity.

Coast Care

Coastcare and landcare groups tackle problems like dune erosion, loss of native plants and animals, storm water pollution, weeds and control of human access to sensitive areas.

Land Care

Landcare Australia Limited was formed by the Commonwealth Government in 1989 as a private Non-profit company to manage the national public awareness and sponsorship campaign for the Decade of Landcare.

Australian Marine Conservation Society

To protect and celebrate our oceans and their wildlife through community education and action. The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is the voice for Australia's oceans. We work on behalf of the community to protect our ocean wildlife, make our fisheries sustainable and create places in the sea where our precious ocean animals are safe from harm.

Ghost Nets Australia

Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been abandoned at sea, lost accidentally or deliberately discarded, (ALDFG) They travel the oceans of the world with the currents and tides continually fishing as they progress through the waters

Australian Geographic

The best of Australia - from those who know Australia best. Australian Geographic (AG) has been this nation’s foremost geographical destination magazine for more than two decades.

Green Cross Australia

"We can only have a common future - a future for all or no future at all." Mikhail Gorbachev
Green Cross Australia is a national environmental organisation which aims to foster a values shift towards a peaceful, sustainable and secure future. Green Cross Australia believes we must help each other to help our planet. Our work addresses three of Australia's greatest humanitarian, consumer and community building challenges.

Nature Conservation Council NSW

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) is a non-profit, non-government organisation representing more than 100 community environment groups across NSW. NCC is the state’s peak environment organisation and has a strong reputation for leading effective action and influencing the direction of environment protection in NSW.

Nature Conservation Council NSW

Our mission is to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for the future.

Our vision is that within a generation, Canadians act on the understanding that we are all interconnected and interdependent with nature.

 

Growth Busters

Water shortages, hunger, peak oil, species extinction, and even increasing depression are all symptoms of a deeper problem – addiction to unending growth in a world that has limits.

Weather Makers - tim flannery

Most of us suspect that climate change is happening, but is it a terrible threat to our world or an exaggerated beat up? Or is it something in between - an issue that humanity must eventually face, but not yet?.

Population Growth - dick smith

As our cities continue their unrestrained growth, as we battle daily on crowded public transport and clogged freeways, and as we confront the reality of water and power shortages, Dick challenges the long-held myth that growth is good for us

Facts:

  • In 2011 the world’s population will exceed 7 billion. Each year we add nearly 80 million people, and by mid-century we will require twice as much food and double the energy we use today.
    Population Growth - dick smith
  • To date, Clean Up Australia Day participants have collected over 200,000 tonnes of rubbish - that's 4.7 million household wheelie bins!
    Clean Up Australia
  • Australians are throwing their money away on single use batteries at a rate of a million dollars a day, but using rechargeable batteries could put a stop to this.
    Planet Ark
  • The increasing demand for palm oil is causing the rapid clearing of tropical rainforests in Indonesia and Malaysia. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) predicts that by 2022, the palm oil industry could wipe out 98% of Indonesia’s remaining forests. Unfortunately these rainforest areas are also the natural habitat of the endangered Sumatran and Bornean orangutan

    Planet Ark