extinction

Australia recently gained an unenviable title: perhaps the first country to lose a mammal species to climate change. The Bramble Cay Melomys, a native rodent found on one tiny sand island in the remote northern regions of the Great Barrier Reef, reportedly became extinct after rising seas destroyed its habitat.
Forest conservation groups have demanded that the New South Wales government immediately halt logging operations in state forest areas known to be koala habitat. They fear that proposals by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to allow clear felling of large areas of forests on the NSW north coast could be the catalyst that tips the area's koalas onto the path to extinction.

Extinction Rebellion Geelong will be meeting at 2pm on Saturday 18 January to discuss and plan future local actions.

This is our first meeting for 2020.

Meeting will take place in Lower Hall, Geelong Trades Hall, 127 Myers Street Geelong.

We acknowledge that Extinction Rebellion Geelong meets on Wadda Wurrung land, land that was stolen and never ceded. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.

Join us for our one-day Community Civil Disobedience training session designed to clarify what Civil Disobedience and NonViolent Direct Action are, why we do it and how to make it work.

IS THIS SESSION FOR YOU? If you have been to a local XR talk "Heading for Extinction and What to do About it" or have watched a talk like Extinction Rebellion Oxford Talk and are ready to get involved in mass civil disruption then this session is definitely for you!

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