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CALM's Kingston study; flawed, unscientific, unethical

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CALM is trying to prove at all costs its predetermined line, that foxesand not logging are responsible for the decline of fauna in the South-West.In its rush to do this, CALM has already preempted the release of the resultsof the study two years before its completion.
 
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Tarkine Road to Nowhere

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The woodchip industry and Forestry Tasmania are pushing for funding from the Commonwealth Government to build another logging link road in north-west Tasmania, according to The Wilderness Society. The Society's Tasmanian Campaign Coordinator, Amanda Sully, said that the Society had been informed by sources in both government and industry that another Tarkine "road to nowhere" is on the agenda as part of the RFA.
 
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Stop the Dredging ... Save the Dugong

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Environment groups have today launched a peaceful direct action campaign to prevent the dredging of the World Heritage Hinchinbrook Channel for the controversial Port Hinchinbrook resort and marina in North Queensland.
 
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Alarm bells ringing for Coongie Lakes

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After discussion at today's Cabinet meeting, the government will soon announce its position on petroleum exploration in the Coongie Lakes Control Zone - the heart of the Lake Eyre Basin. Given past performance, it seems likely that this government will allow Santos Ltd, the proponent of the current exploration plan, to commence activities in this unique arid wetlands in the very near future.
 
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Wilderness Society Congratulates Parties on Environmental Stand

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The Wilderness Society today warmly welcomed the Legislative Council's establishment of a Standing Committee on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) and strongly congratulated the ALP, Greens and Democrats on their decision to vote this vital committee into existence.
 

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