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Government spins public logging Annual Report to suit its own political narrative

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Bottom line improvements significantly due to Gov’t absorbing annual costs Annual Report says ‘sustainable’ logging relies on protecting reserves Report confirms contracted wood volumes are availableno need to log reserves
 
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Environment groups condemn Tasmania’s plan to log old growth rainforest reserves

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Special Species Management Plan finalised for gazettal today Environment groups have slammed the Hodgman Government’s plan to log old growth rainforests within Tasmania’s formal reserve estate and also in the Future Potential Production Forests (FPPF)—previously designated for secure, formal reserve protection—describing it as an outrageous and dangerous proposal that threatens the environment and Tasmania’s brand, whilst opening the need for government subsidies for this logging.
 
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Australia second worst country for species decline in the world: new report

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Deforestation the greatest cause of species loss in Australia Australia one of 7 countries responsible for more than half the world’s biodiversity loss 50 million animals killed a year by deforestation in NSW and Queensland Australia is the second worst country for species loss, according to a new study new published in Nature. 1
 
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New mineral sands province in Kimberley – fears for Bilby population

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New mineral sands mine thin end of wedge Thousands of square kilometres of mineral sands tenements including Iluka Bilby population at risk An appeal being considered. A new mineral sands mine in the Kimberley could be the thin end of the wedge, leading to a global scale mineral sands province, according to The Wilderness Society WA.
 

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