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Labor's koala position or saving koalas

As reported in the BDN last week, little known Penny Sharpe, NSW shadow minister for the environment visited the Bega Shire. She came to discuss two issues, koalas and plastic bags. 377 kata lagi


Habitat restoration- part of the dreaming

The NSW Environmental Trust has announced funding for the ‘Monaro tree comeback’ project, on the tablelands and the ‘Bega Valley corridors, from coast to escarpment: filling in the gaps’ project, on the coast.  400 kata lagi


One Injured as Salvors Attempt Tow of Ro/Ro (Bay of Biscay, France)

January 30th, 2016. The salvage team contracted for the recovery of the stricken ro/ro Modern Express has been temporarily removed from the vessel as heavy swells complicated their efforts Friday to establish a tow line. 476 kata lagi

Endangered Biodiversity

Romania struggles to turn the tide of illegal logging

If you were playing a game of “guess the forest,” a clue of thousands of hectares of old-growth forest home to large predators including bears and wolves, might not necessarily mean your first guess would be anywhere in Europe.

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Illegal Logging is Destroying Panda Habitats in China

3,200 acres of Giant Panda habitat has been destroyed by loggers.

The logging is occurring illegally in the Sichuan Sanctuaries, a string of protected forest in the highlands of south-central China. 149 kata lagi


Forestry's community obligation funding - propping up illegal logging

NSW Greens parliamentarian David Shoebridge put out a press release this week titled ‘The weakest link in parliamentary accountability’.

The issue was a response Primary industries minister Niall Blair provided to a question on notice, back in August, related to Forestry Corporation’s little known annual $15million ‘Community Service Obligation’ (CSO) funding.  275 kata lagi


Playing the koala game - Minister gambles on dishonesty

As a result of a  successful Freedom of Information request, the North East forest Alliance has been able to cast some light on the so-called ‘Threatened Species Expert Panel’, convened to re-write the logging rules in NSW. 433 kata lagi