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7/3/2013
A bushfire has forced an environmental campaigner from the top of a tree following a 457-day vigil to block logging of a stand of old-growth forest in Australia. Miranda Gibson, 31, has been perched 60 meters of an ancient gum tree in ...   
5/3/2013
In the far southwestern corner of Western Australia, beyond the famed wineries in the shadow of the Margaret River, lies an ecosystem like no other, the South West ecoregion. This part of Australia has been identified as one of 34 global ...   
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 ...   
10/9/2010
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 ...   
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 ...   
1/6/2009
Sustainable responsible investing (SRI) is one of the more interesting investment strategies within the funds management industry. The concept, also known as ethical or socially responsible investing, aims to maximise financial return ...   
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 ...   
24/1/2009
Forestry Tasmania has pushed more than three kilometres of road through the old growth forests of the Upper Florentine Valley, sparking weeks of intense protest. Over 28 people have been arrested in the Upper Florentine since the ...   
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 ...   
13/10/2008
Forest activists have disrupted logging in a part of Tasmania that was subject to a protesting truce, the state's forestry body says.Police said they were called on Monday to remove a tree-sit protester and about 20 other activists ...   
2/9/2008
Tasmania is backing moves by controversial timber giant Gunns Ltd to export Australian wood to Japan to fuel power plants. Bob Gordon, the boss of Forestry Tasmania, the government body managing the state's forests, said generating power ...   
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 ...   
30/3/2007
ELEANOR HALL: Only yesterday the Federal Government was promising to tackle climate change by protecting forests in Indonesia. Today it's admitted that it's broken an election promise on protecting Tasmanian forests. The ...   
30/3/2007
The Federal Government's $200 million initiative to reduce deforestation in South-East Asia has been dismissed as hypocritical and ill-informed by peak environment groups. Australian Greens leader Senator Bob Brown who received a ...   

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