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16/10/2010
HATING forestry and pulp giant Gunns Limited has long been a favourite pastime for many Tasmanians, as any observer of car bumper stickers knows. "Gunns -- dangerous in the wrong hands," reads one. "I no longer shop at Gunns," proclaims ...   
10/10/2010
TASMANIA'S timber industry has agreed to phase out native forest logging. The decision would pave the way for a historic deal that promises to end 30 years of conflict and drive national reform. A key barrier to the in-principle ...   
13/9/2010
Environmental groups have welcomed Gunns' announcement that it will stop using native forest for its pulp production to "end the forestry wars". Gunns chief executive Greg L'Estrange told the Forest Industry Development Conference in ...   
10/9/2010
Tasmanian Timber Giant Retreats from Old Growth Logging Environment News Service (ENS) Tasmanian Timber Giant Retreats from Old Growth Logging MELBOURNE, Australia, September 10, 2010 (ENS) - Australian environmental groups ...   
17/8/2010
VICTORIAN winemaker Brown Brothers has outlined critical environmental reasons behind its $32.56 million purchase of Gunns' wine assets in Tasmania. Chief executive Ross Brown said the move south was spurred by global warming, and after ...   
2/7/2009
This is by no means a new battle: in fact, Tasmanian industrial foresters and environmentalists have been fighting over the issue of clearcutting the island’s forests for decades. The battle--some would probably prefer 'war'--is over nothing less ...   
21/2/2009
Warrick Jordan is a member of the Huon Valley Environment Centre in Tasmania and is one of the Triabunna 13 (13 forest activists being sued by logging giant Gunns' Ltd). Jordan spoke to Green Left Weekly’s Susan Austin about his activities and ...   
15/2/2009
A new report released by Australian conservation groups The Wilderness Society and Still Wild, Still Threatened shows that despite claims to the contrary, Japanese paper manufacturers are the purchasers of wood chips derived from the destruction ...   
17/1/2009
On January 5, federal environment minister Peter Garrett delayed final approval for the Gunns' Tamar Valley pulp mill in Tasmania, rejecting three modules of the environmental assessment while approving nine others. Garrett said that it ...   
6/1/2009
CATTLE farmer Neil Graham can see the landscape changing around him as his neighbours sell their properties for plantations, unable to compete against the Rudd Government's generous tax concessions for forestry companies. The passing of ...   
5/1/2009
Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett must give timber giant Gunns the green light for its Tasmanian pulp mill without imposing extra environmental protections, the forest industry says.Mr Garrett is expected to announce on Monday ...   
4/1/2009
Australia: Garrett expected to approve Gunns pulp mill, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Federal Government is today expected to announce a decision on whether Gunns' controversial $2 billion northern Tasmanian pulp mill will get the go-ahead. Environment Minister Peter Garrett worked through the weekend to finish the ...   
1/9/2008
TASMANIAN wood will be exported to Japan for use in wood-fired power plants, says Forestry Tasmania managing director Bob Gordon. Speaking at the launch of Forestry Tasmania's new vision and mission statement yesterday, Mr Gordon said ...   
16/8/2008
It’s easy to get confused about forests and climate change. Deforestation and forest degradation contribute to around 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions, second only to the burning of fossil fuels to produce energy. Climate scientists ...   
9/5/2008
TASMANIA may be on the verge of a multi-billion-dollar onshore oil and gas boom. US exploration company Empire Energy Corporation yesterday unveiled a $31 million program to drill up to eight test wells at key locations in an ...   
26/2/2008
The Tasmanian Greens say the timing of a new wood supply contract for the Bell Bay pulp mill is bizarre. Forestry Tasmania has agreed to supply the mill's developer, Gunns, with 1.5 million cubic metres of timber each year, for ...   
12/12/2007
Environmentalists staged protests outside ANZ Bank branches in Australia and New Zealand calling on the bank not to fund logging operations in Tasmania and Papua New Guinea. The Wilderness Society of Tasmania and New Zealand's ...   
1/12/2007
Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett faces a tough early test of his new portfolio powers after a Federal Court decision yesterday to allow logging in the Wielangta forest on Tasmania's east coast. Under federal law, Mr ...   
24/11/2007
The Liberal government led by John Howard, riding high as Prime Minister for the past 11 years, suffered a sharp defeat and Howard may have even lost his own seat. A close ally of U.S. President George W. Bush, Howard has kept ...   
23/11/2007
On an early summer's morning in northern Tasmania, the Tamar valley looks like an Australian slice of Tuscany. There are groves of walnut trees beside white-barked eucalyptus, a lavender farm, apricot orchards and small fields of ...   
9/11/2007
THE left-wing rocker and former conservation leader who now supports logging in old growth forests and a pulp mill in Tasmania claimed he had not betrayed any of his values. Labor's environment spokesman Peter Garrett yesterday ...   
9/10/2007
DEBATE on the $2 billion pulp mill proposed by Gunns for the pristine Tamar Valley in Tasmania has spilled from its emotional localised base to the mainland, where it has become a federal election issue - at least in the Sydney seat of ...   
5/10/2007
Australia’s ruling centre-right coalition on Thursday gave the go-ahead to a highly controversial Tasmanian pulp mill in a move that could influence the outcome of the country’s imminent federal election. The proposed A$2bn ...   
4/10/2007
Australia approved Gunns Ltd.'s A$2 billion ($1.8 billion) pulp mill in Tasmania, after federal Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull set aside opposition from environmentalists. Gunns stock had the biggest gain in nine years. ...   
16/9/2007
THE GREENS have emerged as the main threat to Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull's future, with polling tracking the party's primary vote in his seat of Wentworth at a massive 20 per cent. And in the adjoining seat of ...   

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