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Nationals coming to grips with the depth of forest mismanagement

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The Wilderness Society is encouraged by today's demands from the National Party for answers to vital questions regarding the logging of Western Australia's old growth forests. Spokesperson David Mackenzie said: "The National Party are fast coming to grips with the depth of the problems we are facing over CALM's mismanagement of our old growth forests.
 
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Labor's plantations to liquidate old growth forests

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Labor's plan will liquidate Tasmania's oldgrowth forests by replacing them with plantations, The Wilderness Society warned today. The Society's Tasmanian Campaign Coordinator, Amanda Sully said that Mr Lennon's announcement today simply meant that more forests and jobs would be exported.
 
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NSW Forest Agreements: Agreements Between Who?

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The Wilderness Society today issued a warning to the NSW government. Million dollar-advertising campaigns won't buy the environmental credibility that the Carr government seeks.
 
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Eden Forests Decision: A compromise for conservation means we're half way there

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The Wilderness Society welcomed the increase in the South East Forests national park system announced today - but is making it clear that there is a serious price to be paid. In return for a valuable 37,000 hectares of national park, it appears that woodchipping and clearfelling will be entrenched in the remaining State Forests for the next 20 years, and several threatened forest animal species may severely decline or become regionally extinct.
 
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Politicians risk $2,000 fine - Temporary Control Area declared over Parliament House

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In reaction to the declaration of a Temporary Control Area (TCA) on Lane and Eattle forests, concerned people of Perth will this morning declare Parliament House a Temporary Control Area. The TCA will be enforced by a representative cross section of the community and politicians will risk $2000 fines for breaching the TCA by attempting to enter Parliament House.
 

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