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Channel 7 markets unlivable Melbourne to a helpless audience

On the Channel 7 Today Tonight program 16 April 2008 the audience was told that by 2030 Melbourne would be "unrecognisable" and that owning a house and garden would a "thing of the past."
It seems obvious to us here at candobetter that no group should be granted a commercial broadcasting license to market dystopia.

Submission to Australia 2020 Summit says we cannot afford more population growth

"I'm writing to express my concern about the continued high rate of population growth in this country."
Submission to Australia 2020 Summit from Jennie Epstein of Victoria

See also: Submission to 2020 summit: End Population Growth, not just manage it

Academics debate What Population Australia and Our Region can Sustainably Support

Demographer, Peter McDonald's extreme projections of population implosion and his advocacy for population growth need wide scrutiny. Sheila Newman

Australia and Canada: two demographic bulimics?

Australian poet and writer Mark O’Connor reveals astounding similarities between the dire ecological problems faced by both Canada and Australia.

Your help needed to prosecute for wildlife massacre in Northern NSW

Two hectares of endangered Swamp Sclerophyll ecological community has been cleared on private property at Dulguigan, near Murwillumbah, in northern NSW. This vegetation was the roosting habitat for about 6,400 (December 2006 count) Grey-headed flying-foxes and Black flying-foxes (both of whom are listed as vulnerable species in NSW), and functioned as a maternity site. Details in body.

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Under current law people who harm protected habitat and species are criminals. Yet they almost always go unprosecuted, despite the widespread support for wildlife among the common people of Australia.

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