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Wide range of Stakeholders dismayed at Regional Forest Agreement

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A wide range of forest stakeholders from 13 different industry, government,community and scientific groups met yesterday to discuss the recently releasedRegional Forest Agreement (RFA) Public Consultation Paper. They have unanimouslyexpressed their dismay at the Paper and the RFA process which has led toits compilation.
 
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Tarkine 4WD plan hypocritical and destructive, says TWS

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4WDs already destroying cultural and natural heritage The Premier, Tony Rundle, is guilty of hypocrisy in extolling the beauties of the Tarkine while opening it up to more four-wheel driving, logging and mining according to The Wilderness Society. Society spokesperson Ms Amanda Sully was responding to moves by the Government and private industry to open up more of Tasmania's West Coast to four-wheel-drive-based tourism.
 
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Leaked documents shows CALM lied to Minister - RFA credibility irretrievably damaged

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The Wilderness Society today called on Environment Minister, Cheryl Edwardes, to place an immediate moratorium on the further logging of Hilliger forest and initiate an inquiry after a leaked document revealed that CALM have deliberately misled the Minister on the conservation value of this old growth jarrah forest.
 
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Kakadu blockade: Police to clear Jabiluka protest site

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Senior Northern Territory police, along with the Darwin based Tactical Response Team, have given Jabiluka Blockade protesters 24 hours to clear the site, beginning this morning. The police informed protesters they will be subject to arrest and their materials will be confiscated if they remain at the site.
 
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Women against woodchipping

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Women Stand Up for the Forests in RallyThe Wilderness Society is today holding a "Women Against Woodchipping" rally and march in Hobart at Parliament House Lawns. Attention is being focused on the Labor Party to highlight their pro-woodchipping stance.
 

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