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Toolkit: Plushie protest online day of action

Join the plushie protest online day of action

Event
Thursday, 01 October
08:00AM

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News | 31 August 20

We all love nature in Australia

Spotting koalas in big old eucalypts. Listening to magpies warble in the morning sun. The awe of ancient landscapes, surfing on golden beaches, watching tiny seedlings sprout and grow. Nature is part of who we are. 

But right now, life in Australia is in trouble. We are living in a climate and extinction crisis. At a time when we need nature more than ever, Australia is a deforestation hotspot with one of the worst rates of mammal extinction in the world. 

Unless we rapidly turn this situation around, we face a dangerous and uncertain future. 

But together, we can fix this.

Some useful reading:

Fast-tracking extinction: Australia's national environmental law
Australia’s extinction crisis: protecting critical habitat

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Connect your street, suburb and community to nature with a Nature for Neighbourhoods event

Nature is the solution

Nature is a key part of the solution – to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction, solving the climate crisis, and re-connecting our communities.

Healthy forests, rivers and oceans provide homes for wildlife and filter the air we breathe and the water we drink. Big old trees cool our towns, cities and our climate. More nature makes people happier and communities feel more connected.

Together, we must:

  • Connect communities to nature and to each other, right across this beautiful country
  • Protect the places and wildlife we love
  • Restore the damage so everyone and every living thing can thrive

When our laws fail to protect the air we breathe, our wildlife and the places we love, it is clear the system is failing us.

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Connect. Protect. Restore.

Connect your community with nature and each other, and help connect the dots to build a movement of people who care to shift the politics and fix the systems that are destroying life.

Protect nature locally, with strong new environment laws, and a global deal for nature that crosses borders. 

Restore nature where you live and make your street, town, city or bushland amazingly greener, healthier and more biodiverse. 

Nature is a big part of the solution – to ending extinction, solving the climate crisis, and re-connecting our communities.

So let’s look after it. 

Toolkit: Plushie protest online day of action

Join the plushie protest online day of action

Event
Thursday, 01 October
08:00AM

Strong environment laws crucial to halting extinction crisis: global biodiversity report

News | 16 September 20

Conservationists warn UNESCO of ‘alarming’ move to weaken protection for World Heritage sites

News | 07 September 20

Biggest petition in ACF’s history calls for stronger environment laws to halt extinction crisis

News | 03 September 20

WATCH & SHARE our hard-hitting "before it's gone" ad

News | 31 August 20

Email your MP: Ask them to speak up for strong new environment laws

Environment bill a disaster for koalas, bilbies

News | 27 August 20

Before it's gone: Sign the petition for strong nature protection laws

Petition

Email your Senators: don't rush through changes to our environment laws