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Understorey: Climate Emergency 2019~Extinction Rebellion WA

Wednesday 26th June / presented by Elizabeth PO’ Adrian Glamorgan

Fremantle, Sydney and Newcastle have declared a climate emergency, but our state and federal governments remain silent, with no coordinated plan of action. On Saturday young and old turned up in Perth's CBD for Western Australia's first Extinction Rebellion ‘die-in and dance party’ . Hundreds lent their support to a first public reading of their Climate Emergency declaration, joining an emerging global protest movement that requires far more of government and industry than their business-as-usual reassurances. Understorey joined those in the rain, well-briefed in advance by Ewan Buckley, who shares his journey to Extinction Rebellion, and what lies beyond. (Image:Facebook)

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In ecology, the understorey grows where light shines through the forest canopy.

Our award-winning Understorey journalists highlight local and globally-connected environmental issues that the other media commonly pass over.

RTRFM’s long-running dedicated environment program makers Adrian Glamorgan and Elizabeth PO’ bring together stories from near and sometimes afar, whether it be conservationists rehabilitating habitat, citizen scientists gathering data, campaigners at the frontline, or decision-makers at their desks, seeking solutions together to the challenges affecting our shared air, water, land and life processes.

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