Conservationists enter Tarkine logging coupe to protest rainforest logging.

Protesters have entered Tarkine logging coupe RD016B this morning in opposition to continued logging of the Tasmania’s Tarkine’s rainforest.

The protesters have been participating in creative performances to highlight the tragedy of continued loss of rainforest in the Tarkine.

 

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Canavan should come clean on slush fund - Brown

Matt Canavan’s attack on funding of Australia’s environment groups is because he knows he has lost the environment debate with the Australian public, environmentalist Bob Brown said in Newcastle today.

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Hodgman Wrecking Tas Global Wilderness Image

Premier Hodgman is privatising the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area by stealth, Bob Brown will tell a national conference of Outdoor Educators in Hobart this afternoon.

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Protest in Tasmania’s Tarkine Rainforests

Seventeen community members are today protesting in an ancient rainforest that is being logged in Tasmania’s Tarkine rainforests.

“Rainforests in Tasmania’s Tarkine are globally unique and being logged right now for woodchips and the controversial Sarawak timber company Ta Ann. The logging of these ancient rainforests in the Rapid River is as bad as it gets for Tasmania.  Government sanctioned destruction of remote intact rainforests is a global shame.

 

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Rainforest logging and Aboriginal heritage damage revealed Artists capture threats to Tasmanian wilderness

Bob Brown Foundation’s annual environmental arts project, Tarkine in Motion, has revealed fresh logging in Tasmania’s Tarkine rainforests and illegal off-road vehicle damage to the National Heritage listed Aboriginal cultural landscape. 

Two hundred artists and volunteers participated in Australia’s biggest environmental arts project over the Easter weekend in Tasmania’s takayna / Tarkine.  Artists were based in eight base camps from the coast to the rainforests. 

 

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Markson and Telegraph breach 4 out of 4 Press Council Principles

“The last thing you (women in the workplace) need is slurs being thrown at you...” Sharri Markson. ABC TV’s Q&A, 5.3.18.

Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and reporter Sharri Markson broke four out of four of the Australian Press Council’s Principles, in its Standards of Practice, when they ran an untrue front-page story headed “TRIGGS’ GIG FOR GREENS” on 17 March, 2017.

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Tassal's Okehampton Bay Fish Farm Faces Court Today

Proceedings will begin in the Federal Court in Hobart at 10 am today in a case to decide if the Federal Minister for the Environment has allowed Tassal’s controversial salmon farm at Okehampton Bay to operate in accordance with the law, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

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Tasmania’s takayna / Tarkine threatened by Labor and Liberal Parties' commitment to destruction

Community members are taking part in peaceful demonstrations across Hobart in the last days before the Tasmanian election, highlighting the threat of logging, mining and off-road vehicle damage to takayna / Tarkine.

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Libs’ policy may make the spread of deer worse - Brown

“The spread of deer in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area has increased under the Hodgman government. The TWWHA is being invaded by feral deer and control lines should be set, with special funding, or the outcome will be a costly spread throughout the island’s national parks, Bob Brown says.

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Thousands March for takayna / Tarkine in Hobart

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25th February 2018

A successful March for takayna / Tarkine was held in Hobart, Tasmania today, with more than 1000 people rallying. Speakers at the event included Bob Brown, Australian Actor Essie Davis, Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre’s Theresa Sainty, The Crayfish Man Todd Walsh and Tasmanian Greens Leader Cassy O’Connor.  Bob Brown Foundation, organisers of today’s March for takayna / Tarkine have ramped up the campaign to defend takayna / Tarkine in the lead up to the Tasmanian election.

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