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PEFC Publishes Findings of Complaint Concerning Claim of ...

PEFC Publishes Findings of Complaint Concerning Claim of ... | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
... Report of the Chairman of the Independent Verification Group of the Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement concerning unsustainable harvesting yields carried out in the forestry holdings of Forestry Tasmania.
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Anti-logging activist breaks tree-sitting record - Sydney Morning Herald

Anti-logging activist breaks tree-sitting record - Sydney Morning Herald | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldAnti-logging activist breaks tree-sitting recordSydney Morning HeraldActivist Miranda Gibson is today sitting out a record-claiming 209th day high in an old-growth eucalypt in Tasmania's Styx Valley as she campaigns to protect...
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Tree-sitting, and change. - ABC Tasmania - Australian Broadcasting ...

Tree-sitting, and change. - ABC Tasmania - Australian Broadcasting ... | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Tasmanian environmentalist Miranda Gibson has set a new Australian record for tree-sitting, in her campaign to against logging in areas deemed to have conservation value under the Tasmanian forest pea - Tree-sitting, and ...
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Media Alert: Tasmanian tree sit breaks Australian record tomorrow ...

Media Alert: Tasmanian tree sit breaks Australian record tomorrow ... | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Miranda, spokesperson for grassroots group Still Wild Still Threatened, has been perched at the top of a eucalypt tree in Tasmania since December 14th 2011, in an area of forest under threat from logging.
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Gunns hit with $42m tax bill - Sydney Morning Herald

Gunns hit with $42m tax bill - Sydney Morning Herald | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Gunns hit with $42m tax billSydney Morning HeraldSTRUGGLING Tasmanian forestry group Gunns has been hit with a tax bill of $42.5 million over a 2007 deal involving its woodchipping equipment.
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A forest a day! July 6: BB021E « T h e O b s e r v e r T r e e

A forest a day! July 6: BB021E « T h e   O b s e r v e r T r e e | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Forestry Tasmania plans to cable log the area. The Federal Government's inadequate conservation agreement left this area open for logging. This forest is a spectacular mixed aged eucalypt forest. In 2006 a new logging road ...
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A forest a day #6: Logging coupe DU021B | TA ANN

A forest a day #6: Logging coupe DU021B | TA ANN | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Please take action HERE to protect Tasmania's precious forests. For more information about the 'A forest a day' project, which is a collaboration between Huon Valley Environment Centre, Still Wild Still Threatened, The Last ...
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Conservationists heat up carbon tax debate - ABC Online

Conservationists heat up carbon tax debate - ABC Online | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Conservationists heat up carbon tax debateABC OnlineHe cites the case of Tasmania, where research has shown that by protecting that state's native forests, $600 million to $1.3 billion dollars of carbon credits could flow through to the Tasmanian...
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Tas state govt says forests being harvested sustainably | Eco News

Tas state govt says forests being harvested sustainably | Eco News | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
The Tasmanian state Labor government says the embattled state-owned Forestry Tasmania has been cleared of claims it has been over-harvesting native forests. Labor's Deputy Premier Bryan Green said a process that has ...
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Forestry Tasmania certified - does Professor Jonathon West need an apology - ABC Online (blog)

Forestry Tasmania certified - does Professor Jonathon West need an apologyABC Online (blog)04/07/2012 , 6:58 PM by Chris Ball.
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Audit clears Forestry Tasmania - ABC Online

Audit clears Forestry Tasmania - ABC Online | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
The West AustralianAudit clears Forestry TasmaniaABC OnlineForestry Tasmania says its professionalism has been endorsed by an audit into its harvesting practices. The audit has cleared the state-owned company of over-cutting the forests.
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Gunns may slash worth of forestry assets - The Australian

Gunns may slash worth of forestry assets - The Australian | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Sky News AustraliaGunns may slash worth of forestry assetsThe AustralianTIMBER company Gunns is reviewing its forestry assets as prices sag in the woodchip market, suggesting a possible writedown of its Tasmanian forest estate.Trading doubts for...
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A forest a day! July 3: BT009D « T h e O b s e r v e r T r e e

A forest a day! July 3: BT009D « T h e   O b s e r v e r T r e e | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
This forest is a prime example of natural ecological processes and the transition of different types of vegetation over the landscape. This area shows signs of a wildfire having come through possibly 100 ...
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A Worm in the Apple | theage.tv

A Worm in the Apple | theage.tv | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
The world believes the image of Tasmania is one of unspoilt wilderness, but deforestation is having a severe impact on the island.
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Gunns hit with $42m tax bill - Brisbane Times

Gunns hit with $42m tax bill - Brisbane Times | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Sky News AustraliaGunns hit with $42m tax billBrisbane TimesSTRUGGLING Tasmanian forestry group Gunns has been hit with a tax bill of $42.5 million over a 2007 deal involving its woodchipping equipment.
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A forest a day! 9 July: SX028J, Styx Valley « T h e O b s e r v e r T ...

A forest a day! 9 July: SX028J, Styx Valley « T h e   O b s e r v e r T ... | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
The spectacular forests located in coupe SX028J are currently being destroyed by logging operations. This tract of forest was formerly populated with giant eucalypt trees, a number of which had visible hollows.
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE : Support ... - 4-traders

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE : Support ... - 4-traders | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Tasmania MercuryDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE : Support ...4-tradersMinister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten and Minister for Employment Participation Kate Ellis today announced a $3.9 million investment for...
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Rivals meet to end war on forests - The Australian

Rivals meet to end war on forests - The Australian | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Rivals meet to end war on forestsThe AustralianTIMBER and green groups today begin a four-day "lockdown" to try to negotiate a deal to end 30 years of warring over Tasmania's forests.
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A forest a day: logging coupe BB021E | TA ANN

A forest a day: logging coupe BB021E | TA ANN | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Forestry Tasmania plans to cable log the area. The Federal Government's inadequate conservation agreement left this area open for logging. This forest is a spectacular mixed aged eucalypt forest. In 2006 a new logging road ...
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A forest a day #7: Logging coupe BB021C, Lower Weld Valley | TA ...

A forest a day #7: Logging coupe BB021C, Lower Weld Valley | TA ... | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Please take action HERE to protect the spectacular forests of the Lower Weld Valley and other threatened forests across Tasmania. For more information about the 'A forest a day' project, which is a collaboration between ...
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Forester accuses Institute of Foresters of ... - Tasmanian Times

Forester accuses Institute of Foresters of ... - Tasmanian Times | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
He is currently studying forest carbon issues for a doctorate at the School of Geography & Environmental Studies at the University of Tasmania. In a letter to Gillard, Dean stated that “large sections” of the IFA's critique were ...
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A forest a day! July 5: SX020G « T h e O b s e r v e r T r e e

A forest a day! July 5: SX020G « T h e   O b s e r v e r T r e e | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
This species is listed as Endangered (Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995), due to the continuing decline of mature individuals (FPA 2008: 10). According to the Forest Practices Authority a high proportion of ...
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Trading doubts for Gunns - ABC Online

Trading doubts for Gunns - ABC Online | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
Trading doubts for GunnsABC OnlineGunns' shares have been suspended from trading for 117 days. Yesterday, the Tasmanian company flagged another write down of its forestry assets.
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Forest protection agreement extended - Local News - News - General - The Examiner Newspaper

Forest protection agreement extended - Local News - News - General - The Examiner Newspaper | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
The State and Federal Government has agreed to extend the interim protection of 430,000 hectares of high-conservation value forest until July 23. (Forest Talk Farce!
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Logging coupe BT009D, Butlers Gorge, Central Tasmania | TA ANN

Logging coupe BT009D, Butlers Gorge, Central Tasmania | TA ANN | Tasmanian Forest News | Scoop.it
This is one of the key reasons why this unique forest is recommended to be included in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, which is listed against Criterion (ix): “outstanding examples of significant on-going ...
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