Save Tasmanian's Forests – Petition

April 8, 2020, is when 356 000 hectares of forests that should be in reserves become available for logging. These forests, called Future Potential Production Forests by the Tasmanian Liberal Government, have been in a moratorium since 2012.

 

Logging forest nature reserves. With proven High Conservation Values (HCVs). In a climate and extinction crisis. On top of the 800,000 hectares of public state forests, Suss Timber Tasmania already logs. It's an outrage.

 

Worse still, over $400 million of public money was used to compensate the logging industry, which agreed to protect these areas in exchange. But now it says it wants to log them anyway and Premier Gutwein is only too happy to help.

These threatened forests include: 

• 100 000 hectares in takayna / Tarkine
• Vast stretches of on Tasmania's east coast from Blue Tier in the North to surrounds of Ben Lomond and Douglas-Apsley National Parks.
• Swift Parrot habitat of Wielangta and Bruny Island.
• Tracts of the Great Western Tiers.

 

Sign this petition telling Tasmania's 'Premier for Climate Change', Peter Gutwein to stop this public policy madness.

 

Tasmania and the rest of the world need forests to stay intact for climate, wildlife, environment, and society

 

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  • Rob Bohmer
    signed 2020-04-08 21:15:26 +1000
  • Kim Croxford
    signed 2020-04-08 21:09:12 +1000
  • Joshua Gowers
    signed 2020-04-08 21:07:22 +1000
  • Nikola Ognyenovits
    signed 2020-04-08 21:06:49 +1000
  • Cathy Dickson
    signed 2020-04-08 20:54:12 +1000
    At a time of climate crisis we need to protect the old growth forests and the biodiversity within them.

    It was obvious from the webinar today that nepotism and corruption exist within the logging industry in Tasmania.

    Our heritage, as Australians, needs to be protected not exported.
  • Anna Demarco
    signed 2020-04-08 20:46:35 +1000
  • Aaron Fox
    signed 2020-04-08 20:37:41 +1000
  • Melanie Ledgett
    signed 2020-04-08 20:32:55 +1000
    Please don’t continue to destroy our native forests. They are more important than ever!
  • Carly Morrison
    @FoxyBprince tweeted link to this page. 2020-04-08 20:28:08 +1000
    Sign the petition: Save Tasmanian's Forests – Petition https://www.bobbrown.org.au/petitionstf?recruiter_id=337873
  • Carly Morrison
    signed 2020-04-08 20:27:51 +1000
  • Stephen Reynolds
    signed 2020-04-08 20:26:53 +1000
  • Linda Dal Castello
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  • Esme Soiza
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  • Trudy Pricop
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  • Mello Perrine
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  • christian friederich
    signed 2020-04-08 20:19:50 +1000
  • Carol Rainbird
    signed 2020-04-08 20:18:54 +1000
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  • Stacey Lazette
    signed 2020-04-08 20:16:51 +1000
  • Tracie Tierney
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  • Marilyne Crestias
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  • Megan Austin
    signed 2020-04-08 20:14:42 +1000
    Humans can’t live beyond 100 years max. Don’t be so small minded by your (and mine!) species constraints as to think our immediate needs and gratifications are more important than life itself. You can turn your back on science but you will be remembered a coward. Stand up for the forest. Stand up for human kind. Let 2020 be the year Tasmania fulfilled her destiny and identity to be be wild. Save OUR forests. Do it today. Be on the right side of history. Thank you. Megan
  • Kathryn Gray
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