- Rivers SOS is an alliance of over 40 environmental and community groups concerned with the protection of the integrity of river systems and water sources from the impacts of mining and other extractive industries.
Category Archives: Events
Discovery event and campaign action Sat 14th May, 2011 The Gardens of Stone is named because of its spectacular rock formations. Over 1088 hectares of public forest within this uniquely scenic and biodiverse area are now at risk of exclusive … Continue reading
From the EDO: The Environmental Defender’s Office (EDO) would like to invite you to a FREE environmental law workshop. The workshop will provide an overview of some of the key laws governing mining in NSW, the planning and environmental law … Continue reading
Rivers SOS organised a screening of Gasland at Campbelltown Arts Centre on Sunday afternoon. Our guest speaker was John Hatton who opened with a fiery condemnation of corruption in the approvals process for mining and CSG extraction, adding that both major parties were/would … Continue reading
Coal and coal seam gas mining are expanding at an unprecedented rate, threatening our farmland, our climate, our communities, and our water. Join environmentalists, farmers and concerned citizens from across NSW to take action to protect our irreplaceable farmland and environment. Sunday 20th March 12 noon … Continue reading
You might have heard about the environmental impacts of coal mining, but what about the human health impacts? The Lock The Gate Alliance is hosting an experts forum on the topic, addressing: links between the health of the environment and human … Continue reading
There is a public meeting with candidates for the state seat of Kiera, at which they will explain their positions on the continuation and expansion of the Gujarat NRE No. 1 Colliery in Russell Vale. Gujarat NRE plans to apply … Continue reading
With coal seam gas (CSG) exploration in our region escalating rapidly, Rivers SOS will screen the documentary Gasland in Campbelltown on Sunday 6th March. This documentary – a must-see according to ABC film reviewer Julie Rigg – exposes the shocking … Continue reading
Massive coal seam gas projects in the Darling Downs have received government approvals, but not community approval. Rural landholders are now holding them off at their front gates and now is the time to show them that they have your … Continue reading
Sharyn Munro, from the Hunter Valley, has posted a first-hand account of Climate Camp. She describes the camp itself, as well as the day of action. Click here to read her full post.