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'Global deforestation hotspot': 3m hectares of Australian forest to be lost in 15 years The Guardian

Queensland currently ranks alongside the Amazon for deforestation. As the bulldozers fire up across NSW, WA and NT, Australia is fast becoming a deforestation nation.
 
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Chevron joins BP in ditching plans to drill the Great Australian Bight ABC News

Major international energy company Chevron has announced it has joined BP in abandoning plans to drill in the Great Australian Bight on South Australia's west coast.
 
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Giant freshwater crayfish gets recovery plan ABC news

The future of Tasmania's iconic giant freshwater crayfish has scored a big win with the state and federal governments signing off on a recovery plan for the unique species.
 
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More locals join push to stop oil drilling in Great Australian Bight The Guardian

Holdfast Bay council is asking the Federal Government for a moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the Bight, over fears about the 'devastating impacts' of a potential oil spill. 
 
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Vision and leadership lacking from government in forest industry transition Mercury

Read an opinion piece from National Campaigns Director, Lyndon Schneiders, as published in the Mercury. 
 
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Defeat for Tasmanian Government's plan to recommence logging ABC News

The bill would have allowed logging in 356,000 hectares of forests two years earlier than a moratorium would have allowed.
 
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The battle over Tasmania's $30m salmon farm The Guardian

More than 1,000 people, spread across 300 boats, protested against the shallow-water fish farm at Okehampton Bay.
 

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