Skyhawk Appeal Dismissed
The Save Our Squadrons Campaign has lost its appeal of the
High Court decision striking out its legal challenge to the
scrapping of the air combat force.
supporters will naturally be disappointed with the result"
said Campaign convener Clive Bradbury.
"But they can take
satisfaction from having been part of the few who have done
their best to stand up against an undemocratic and
short-sighted Government decision."
"As the Court of
Appeal noted, the Government will be accountable for its
decision at the ballot box. The Campaign will now ask
supporters to commit resources to that end."
now has 4,100 supporters and has raised funds totalling
$208,500. The court proceedings cost the Campaign
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Hope For Nature: A New Deal For The Commons
Joseph Cederwall on The Dig: The disruption and destruction of the interconnected biodiversity of Earth is the most serious challenge humanity has ever faced. This is an ecosystem emergency on an extinction scale. It is also a serious threat to the inherent rights of the diversity of non-human life, ecosystems and human Cultures on Earth to exist and thrive. The current global paradigm is devastating life everywhere by disrupting vital “ecosystem services” like the food, water, and climate regulation systems that both humanity and biodiversity depend on in an interconnected balance. It is increasingly clear that the primary driver of this crisis is the limiting and infectious worldview around land and resource use so central to the global capitalist system. To fully understand the biodiversity crisis and explore what comes next, it is necessary to address this mind-virus at the heart of our modern civilisation – the dominion worldview. More>>