Category Archives: Ecology

Coastwatchers co-signs open letter to Kristy McBain MP re EPBC Act June 2021

Nine community organisations signed an open letter to Kristy McBain, Federal MP for Eden-Monaro, written by ACF Community Eden Monaro group regarding The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.

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The Nexus Report: Nature Based Solutions to the Biodiversity and Climate Crisis

Authors: Charles Victor Barber, World Resources Institute; Rachael Petersen, Earthrise Services; Virginia Young, Australian Rainforest Conservation Society; Brendan Mackey, Griffith University, Cyril Kormos, Wild Heritage. The climate change and biodiversity crises that the world faces are closely intertwined – and … Continue reading

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Newspaper coverage – Coastwatchers Environment Fund and Batemans Bay High School

This article appeared in the Moruya Examiner / Bay Post on November 27th 2019.

Posted in 2019, Biodiversity, Environment Fund, News Coverage, Youth Education | Leave a comment

NSW Nature Conservation Council Critical of the NSW Government’s Biodiversity Offset Policy

The NCC has just released a report titled ‘PARADISE LOST’. The report shows that, far from ensuring no loss in biodiversity, offsetting rules are pushing the endangered plants and animals they’re supposed to protect, closer to extinction. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF … Continue reading

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The Need to Preserve Old Trees for the Conservation of Wildlife

The NSW Government is still allowing the logging of native forests, including in some areas old growth forests, here on the South Coast of NSW. This article was submitted by John Perkins to remind members of the critical significance of … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Biodiversity, Ecology, Forests and Forestry | Leave a comment

Things fall apart: why do the ecosystems we depend on collapse?

Professor David Lindenmayer, ANU (The Conversation 23/01/2016) People collapse, buildings collapse, economies collapse and even entire human civilizations collapse. Collapse is also common in the natural world – animal populations and ecosystems collapse. These collapses have the greatest impact on … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Ecology, Forests and Forestry | Leave a comment

Bengello Bounty – A study of the Eurobodalla coast between Broulee and Moruya River – October 2005

The Bengello sandplain between Broulee and the Moruya River is one of the mostvaluable natural assets in the Eurobodalla Shire.Its geology is fascinating. The sandplain is one of the largest and most extensivelystudied beach-ridge plains on the eastern seaboard of … Continue reading

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