Posts Tagged ‘World Environment Day’

Say Yes Australia! – a World Environment Day photo essay

June 6, 2011
Say Yes to Climate Action!

Say Yes to Climate Action!

Yesterday I joined about 3000 others at the Say Yes Australia rally in the Perth Cultural Center.   We were expressing our committment to government action on climate change.  Here’s the story of the rally in pictures:

Get Up!

Get Up! heading to "Say Yes Australia"

Crowd at the station

Crowd at the station - many heading to the rally!

Rally Crowd (and others) Perth station

Growing crowd as we walk through the station

Flyers for all!

Flyers for all!

A big crowd turned out

A big crowd turned out

Crowd in the James St Mall

...spilling into the James St mall

Crowd in the garden

... and filling all vantage points

Press coverage

Press coverage


And stirring speeches!

Banners large and small, organisational and individual:

Clean up Australia

Clean up Australia

Socialist alliance banner

Socialist Alliance

Our climate our vote

Our climate our vote

Great big new chance in futures

Great big new chance in futures

Price on pollution

Price on pollution

No CO2 tax will cost the earth

No CO2 tax will cost the earth

Business as usual

Business as usual

Yes!

Yes!

Urban Wilderness – a World Environment Day photo essay

June 5, 2011

Today is World Environment Day and to celebrate I’m posting photos I’ve taken within the Perth (Western Australia) metropolitan area that show our beautiful urban wildernesses and wildlife.

Canning River Reflections

Canning River Reflections

Swan River Brown Jellyfish - phyllorhiza punctata

Swan River Brown Jellyfish - phyllorhiza punctata

Blackwall Reach

Blackwall Reach

Salter Point Lagoon

Salter Point Lagoon

Eroded tree roots

Eroded tree roots

Henderson Cliffs

Henderson Cliffs

Bridled Tern

Bridled Tern

Manning Park

Manning Park

Pigface

Pigface

Pelican at Woodman Point

Pelican at Woodman Point

Australia Day on Penguin Island

Australia Day on Penguin Island


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