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Call for Mitsubishi to stop investing in risky fracking

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Environmental groups will be protesting outside Buru Energy’s AGM in Perth today and will call on major investor Mitsubishi Corporation to abandon its investment in Buru. Since 2010, Buru Energy has spent more than $150 million exploring for fossil fuels in the Kimberley, despite opposition from the community and Traditional Owners.
 
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ALP uses trees to help battle climate change

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Labor Party’s climate policy will help stop out-of-control tree clearing
Broadscale revegetation will soak up huge amounts of carbon pollution
Emissions from tree clearing have spiralled out of control under LNP governments
 
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Australian and Tasmanian Governments must outline how they will address United Nations’ Wilderness World Heritage concerns

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The Wilderness Society today called on both the Australian and Tasmanian Governments to clearly outline the steps they will take to address the recommendations of the UNESCO mission report that looked into proposed weakening of protections for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA).
The mission report, among other things, recommends Government do the following:
 
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FSC Fail Shows Need For Tasmanian Forestry Reform

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Forestry Tasmania’s failure to pass its first Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) assessment clearly demonstrates the need to reform logging and conservation policy in Tasmania, the Wilderness Society said yesterday.
 
“Former Forests Minister Paul Harriss pursued a failed strategy of trying to achieve FSC’s world-leading certification while taking the axe to forest conservation and watering down protection for endangered species,” said
Wilderness Society Tasmania Campaign Manager, Vica Bayley.
 
 

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