Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Latest News

AMCS welcomes Victorian Government commitment to ban single-use plastic bags

THE Victorian Government’s announcement yesterday that they will ban single-use plastic shopping bags is welcome news for marine life says the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).

World News

UNICEF responds to Sierra Leone mudslide as more than 100 children reported dead

UNICEF is on the ground urgently responding to the needs of displaced families affected by the flooding and landslides in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown which have killed several hundred people including at least 109 children, according to government sources.

MSF: Global attention needed to prevent and treat the changing face of AIDS

AN unacceptably high number of people continue to develop and die of AIDS[1]-related diseases across sub-Saharan Africa. They remain left out of the global HIV response without access to treatment that prevents AIDS or the medical care they need, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says.

Funding shortfalls threaten education for children living in conflict and disaster zones

FUNDING shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF said today, July 7, ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg.

Latest Opinion

The Whale Wars Continue

OPINION: Sea Shepherd has accomplished something absolutely remarkable over the last 12 years. With your support, we have helped save the lives of over 6000 whales.

Why young people are going to change the world

OPINION: WHAT are the hopes and dreams of young Australians today? What makes them happy? What are they worried about? And why are they going to save the world? Louisa Keck from The Reach Foundation has some answers.

Brave Neale Daniher fights on to defeat MND

OPINION: Neale Daniher always knew he would probably never benefit from the campaign he has spearheaded to fight the deadly motor neurone disease that is slowly stealing his life.