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Conservationists outraged at barbaric and dishonest moves by Labor to log deferred forests

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Green MHA Peg Putt said Labor in Tasmania was now proposing to log 95,000 hectares of forests which they themselves put off limits in 1991 because of the high conservation values.
 
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Eden forests in Carr's hands

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The entire Australian conservation movement waits to see if a Labor government can deliver a better RFA outcome than those delivered under conservative governments in Tasmania & Victoria.
 
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Forestry Tasmania - Locking up our forests

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The Wilderness Society are today taking over Forestry Tasmania's Atrium to highlight the continuing destruction of the Huon Valley Wilderness behind padlocked gates. Protesters placed a mock boom gate in front of Forestry Tasmania's office with a $50 deposit for the entry key, just like in our state forests.
 
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Kakadu World Heritage Inspection Must Go Ahead

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Conservation groups are suspicious that the Australian Government's real intention in seeking a delay to the Kakadu World Heritage Inspection team visit is to ensure that no inspection of ERA's uranium mine site at Jabiluka, or its effects on the natural and cultural values of the Kakadu World Heritage Area, takes place this year.
 
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Further protests on their way in Huon forests

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The Wilderness Society today foreshadowed further protests against woodchipping operations in the Huon Valley wilderness. The Wilderness Society's Tasmanian Campaign Coordinator, Amanda Sully, today outlined the twin objectives of the Society in the Huon: To stop the road reaching any further towards Blakes Opening. To stop the proposed logging of Riveaux Ridge.
 

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