Environment Report

Hello and welcome to Week One!

The Student Environment Action Collective (SEAC) are the environmental group on campus dedicated to learning about and taking action on a number of environmental and social justice issues.
The month ahead is definitely a busy one for enviro action, so you are sure to find an event that gets your tree-loving heart pumping.

On March 8-10, the Leard Forest Listen Up will host a weekend of inspiring music and performances opposing the destruction of the old growth Leard Forest for coal mining. Check the Facebook event for more details.

March 10 will mark two years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. With large areas of land still contaminated by radiation, we are reminded of the devastating effects of nuclear energy. From 5pm to 7pm, Face to Face with Fukushima will be held at the NSW Teachers Federation Auditorium, Surry Hills.

Interested in a sustainable and kale-giving community garden on campus? On Friday March 15, a Community Garden kick-start strategy session will be held at 11:00am in the SRC meeting room, Level 1, Wentworth Building (access from City Rd, walk down the staircase to basement level). Come and plant your ideas to help this project grow!

Already the world’s largest coal export port, Newcastle is facing plans for a massive new coal terminal which will mean even greater health, economic and environmental impacts for the community. Join us on March 16 at the Stop T4 Rally, starting at 10:00am at Customs House, Newcastle.

SEAC holds weekly meetings on Wednesdays at 12:00pm, Manning Sunken Lawns, so come and join us!

For more information, or if you want to talk about cats, call Elyse (0439 286 123).

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