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Sutherland Shire Environment Centre is an independent community organisation and is not affiliated with any political parties, supporting the Sutherland Shire community to protect our local environment and conducting a number of environmental education initiatives throughout the year. Find out more…

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We can win this war on trees

…and you can help. Some of our Councillors are trying to pass a motion that will give open slather to tree removal across the Shire. They are saying that this is necessary because residents are unable to remove “dangerous” tree. THIS IS SIMPLY NOT TRUE. Sutherland Shire already has policies in its DCP to easily …

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Calling all nature-loving filmmakers and photographers

Be part of co-creating an historic film We’re calling on up and coming filmmakers and photographers, who are passionate about about nature, and want to get involved in cocreating a community-driven film about the Royal National Park (RNP) and Royal Reserves. You will be involved in making a film that will form part of a …

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Sydney bus campaign urges consumers to go vegan

A provocative advert by the Vegan Society of NSW on metro bus routes throughout Sydney asks people to rethink their eating choices in the run up to Christmas ‘Why love one and eat the other?’ This is the question Sydneysiders are being asked to consider as they make preparations for their holiday season dinner and …

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Baird’s bad laws for nature

Leading ecologists say the land-clearing controls in the Native Vegetation Act have prevented more than 1 million animal deaths over 10 years – that’s more than 100,000 native animals who have escaped death each year thanks to the Native Vegetation Act. Read more. Any laws that replace the Native Vegetation Act must strengthen protections for …

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