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WA wildlife remains at risk under new laws

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Conservation groups call on parties to outline urgent plan of action
Leading conservation groups today said the fate of endangered wildlife remains in the balance after Parliament passed the WA Government's controversial biodiversity laws last night.  
The groups called on Environment Minister Albert Jacob and the Labor Opposition to outline their plan of action to arrest the decline in WA’s endangered wildlife and unique biodiversity.  
 
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Ongoing subsidies and plantation exports make native forest industry growth claims absurd

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The government claims that the native forest logging sector is showing signs that ‘confidence is returning to the industry’ are absurd given the evidence that new investment is heavily subsidised and plantation exports make up the overwhelming majority of growth in woodchip exports.
 
 
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Threatened Species Day a real motivator for a ‘Lobster Forests National Park’

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Following scientific advice and the Government’s own draft threatened species recovery plan, formally protecting important forested catchments in the habitat of the giant freshwater lobster is a logical step to take as Australia marks Threatened Species Day.
 
 
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Celebrating 100 years of National Park success reinforces calls for new parks in iconic forest areas

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A weekend of celebrations in Tasmania, timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of our first national parks and highlighting the environmental, community and economic benefits of national parks, reinforces longstanding calls for new national parks to be declared over spectacular forest areas that were protected through the Tasmanian Forest Agreement, but reversed by the current government.
 
 

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