EVENT RESCHEDULED: First Nations People and Environmental Justice
Join us for an engaging seminar on First Nations experiences and environmental justice.
Race to Zero – email the PM!
The world’s leaders will meet in Glasgow from 31 Oct to 12 Nov for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, with the aim of increasing the pace of action to halt global warming. Australia is one of only a few countries without a commitment to or a plan for reaching net zero emissions. Send an email to the PM to demand a national plan to slash climate pollution by 2030.
Cat-astrophe: Cats Found to be the Most Costly Invasive Species in Australia and the ACT
A recent study from researchers at Matthew Flinders University and the CSIRO reveals the enormous cost of invasive species to the Australian economy, and shows that cats are the worst perpetrators. In light of the recent research it is prudent to question whether the laid back implementation of cat containment in the ACT is appropriate.
MEDIA RELEASE: 2021-22 climate and environment budget lopsided
The Conservation Council ACT Region cautiously welcomed funding for climate action and the environment announced today by the ACT Government, though has raised concerns that some of the biggest-ticket items in the Budget will deliver little in the way of emissions reductions.
MEDIA RELEASE: Supporting Canberra’s threatened species on National Threatened Species Day
Tuesday September 7th is National Threatened Species Day and the Conservation Council ACT Region is putting the spotlight on one of Canberra’s threatened species – the critically endangered Golden Sun Moth.
Online Nature Trivia 2021
Unpack your snacks and drinks, and have some fun from the comfort of your own home at the upcoming Online Trivia Night – nature edition! There will be nature-themed and general questions, with a variety of easier and harder questions for all ages. Entry is free, donations encouraged.