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How to save a forest fairy from extinction

Victoria’s gorgeous animal emblem, the Fairy (Leadbeater's) Possum is smaller than a human hand and notoriously shy. In fact, the Fairy Possum is so elusive that it was thought extinct up until 1961, when it was rediscovered in the tall forests of the Central Highlands about 80 kilometres northeast of Melbourne.

Green groups barred from Tasmania forestry talks Australian Financial Review

Environment groups will be barred from talks with the newly elected Hodgman government as it moves to tear up the state’s forestry peace deal.