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Collaborative on-Country action to research, restore and protect takayna/Tarkine

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Volunteers from the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre and The Wilderness Society have returned from the takayna/Tarkine coastline, completing an on-Country expedition to further research areas within the Western Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Landscape by surveying for sites of Aboriginal cultural heritage significance, whilst removing rubbish and marine debris from the remote coastline, monitoring shorebirds and mapping the extent of invasive weeds such as sea spurge.
 
 
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New Forestry Tasmania report reveals Government legislation threatens FSC

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FT HCV forest analysis counts forests proposed for logging as reserves.
A report released late Friday by Forestry Tasmania (FT) reveals that the Tasmanian Government's plan to start logging in 357,000 hectares of protected old growth and rainforest reserves will derail attempts to secure Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of logging operations on public land.
 
 
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RFA extension: Andrews Government has one year to reform logging industry

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THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY / AUSTRALIAN CONSERVATION FOUNDATION JOINT MEDIA RELEASE
Today’s announcement that the Andrews Government is extending the East Gippsland Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) for one year—rather than rolling it over for another two decades—shows the unpopular agreements are flawed and should be replaced.
 
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Environment Groups Join to Release Election Wishlist

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An unprecedented alliance of local, state and national environment and conservation groups has unveiled a plan for protecting WA’s environment and transitioning to a low pollution economy ahead of the State election in March.
 
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Largest marine park in WA’s history welcomed

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The Wilderness Society welcomed the announcement over the weekend for the final plans of the largest marine park in WA’s history—the North Kimberley Marine Park—which covers 1.8 million hectares of spectacular reefs, sponge gardens and global icons, such as King George Falls.
 

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