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Forest Protest To Pour Scorn On LIB/LABs At Parliament

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Conservationists are converging on Parliament House lawns at 12.30pm tomorrow to highlight escalating community concern over old growth forest destruction in Tasmania. This follows 1000 people marching into Mother Cummings Peak in the Great Western Tiers yesterday.
 
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Kakadu Uranium Fight Escalates - National Blockade Begins

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Environment groups and Aboriginal traditional owners have today launched what is set to become a major campaign with the start of a permanent protest presence aimed at stopping the construction of a new uranium mine at Jabiluka in the World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park region.
 
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Historic forest agreement welcomed

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As a participant in the Queensland Regional Forest Assessment process, The Wilderness Society is proud to support the historic agreement reached between the conservation movement and the Queensland Timber Board, which outlines the basis on which logging will cease in many of South East Queensland's most outstanding and precious native forests while a full assessment of forest reservation needs is being made.
 
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Black Day for Hinchinbrook

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This morning Friends of Hinchinbrook lost its application for special leave to the High Court to appeal the Federal Court's decision on the future of Port Hinchinbrook and the adjacent World Heritage area. "It's a disappointing result," said The Wilderness Society's Felicity Wade. "But regardless of the court's decision the community will not allow Port Hinchinbrook to go ahead.
 
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North Forest Products can help protect Mother Cummings

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The Wilderness Society held a peaceful protest outside the head office of North Forest Products today. Demonstrators highlighted the fact that North are currently logging an area of forest on Mother Cummings Mountain in The Great Western Tiers (Kooparoona Niara).
 

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