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The natural world can help save us from climate catastrophe. George Monbiot. The Guardian. 03.04.2019.
What does the future hold for our native forests? Nightlife: featuring Australia's native forests. Philip Clark. ABC. 50mins 37secs. 03.04.2019. There are estimates that native forests cover about 19 percent of Australia's land mass. Aside from providing a resource for the timber industry, native forests also help provide water, a home for native species, a destination for tourists, and operate as a carbon storage. So what's their future? Professor David Lindenmayer, a Forest Ecologist with the Fenner School of the Environmental at the Australian National University, also an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow; and by Joe Fontaine, an ecologist and Lecturer in Environmental Science at Murdoch University joined Nightlife to look into that question.
Record numbers of Australia's wildlife species face 'imminent extinction'. Fauna crisis highlights the failure of regional forest agreements. Wilderness Society. Helen Davidson. The Guardian. 31.03.2019.
Forest carbon trading plan 'common sense': David Littleproud. RN Breakfast ABC. Producer: Gregg Borschmann. 28.03.2019
Gladys Berejiklian will bring the end of koalas. Sue Arnold, Independent Australia. 23.03.2019
The Berejiklian Government’s failing environmental record. Kate Smolski, Independent Australia. 22.03.2019.
They can't talk and don't vote — but their fate will feature in the NSW election. ABC News. Paige Cockburn. 21.03.2019
Greens say native forest logging industry in 'permanent decline', call for plantations. Bega District News, Albert McKnight. 18.03.2019
It's time to stop logging our native forests. Elizabeth Walton, Independent Australia. 04.03.2019.
Protesters flock to Parliament House to call out ‘economically absurd’ native logging. The Riot Act. 18.02.2019
STATEWIDE MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE NATIONAL FOREST UPRISING. The Forest Embassy Canberra Rally. 13.02.2019.
Social license chipped away. Why support for woodchipping has collapsed in south east NSW. Principal author: Harriett Swift, SERCA. | Photos © David Gallan, President, NPA Far South Coast. 02.2019.
The Biomass Delusion: Position Statement on Forest Biomass Energy. Environmental Paper Network. Endorsed by SERCA and SERCA member groups: South East Forest Rescue, Great Southern Forest, Forest Media, Friends of the Forest, mid South coast NSW, and many other Australian environmental organisations. As at 18.01.2019.
Native forest logging support low in regional Australia, leaked report shows. ABC Gippsland By Emma Field. 10.12.2018.
Logging impacts upon Native Title Claimants Séan Burke. 2ser107.3 Radio Interview. 12.2018
Native forest logging agreement raises accountability issues, says independent reviewer. ABC South East NSW By Peta Doherty, Claire Wheaton, Simon Lauder and Jen Hunt.17.12.2018
Not that easy keeping the planet green. Echo NetDaily. 05.12.2018
Dinosaur thinking out of step with NSW public opinion. Paula Flack. Guardian News. 03.12.2018
Nasty new logging rules. 3CR Community Radio. Corunna Forest Protection Group. 02.12.2018.
Logging deals are death warrants for native animals. Lyndon Schneiders. SMH. 21.11.2018
Why burning trees to make electricity may not be a good choice for the environment. ABC News. Wiriya Sati. 20.11.2018
'Significantly compromised': Government ignored advice of its own officers on logging. Peter Hannam. SMH. 19.11.2018
A disaster. Forest deals reignite tension between loggers and conservationists. Nicola Hasham. The Age. Brisbane Times. WAtoday. Sydney Morning Herald. 17.11.2018.
'A disaster': Forest deals reignite tension between loggers and conservationists. Nicola Hasham, Canberra Times, 16.11.2018.
Capture the carbon here at Corunna say anti-logging protesters. Duncan McLaughlin. Narooma News. 12.11.2018.
The ‘Last Stand’ for Corunna State Forest near Narooma. Ian Campbell. About Regional. 09.11.2018.
Corunna State Forest Protestors. Hayley Francis. WIN NEWS Canberra. 23.10.2018
Letter: stop logging public native forests to avoid global warming. Dalian Pugh. Gazette. 09.10.2018.
Visiting coast’s natural beauty. Bega District News. 27.08.2018.
Protecting Australian forests is a win for all.. Dr John Van Der Kallen. Daily Libeeral. 29.06.2018.
Proposed NSW logging laws value timber over environmental protection. Dr Oisín Sweeney, Senior Ecologist, NPA NSW. The Conversation. 19.06.2018.
Kosciuszko National Park (KNP) at Risk. Kim Taysom, Vice-President, NPA FSC branch. 22.05.2018
Contrary to common belief, some forests get more fire-resistant with age. Philip Zylstra. UoW. The Conversation. 17.04.2018.
Tasmanian regional forest agreement delivers $1.3bn losses in ‘giant fraud’ on taxpayers. Forestry Tasmania’s total cash losses were $454m over 20 years, with a write-down of $751m in value of forest estate. John Lawrence. The Guardian. 29.03.2018.
Labor vows 'full scientific assessment' of logging agreements. Greg Borschmann. The Guardian. 29.03.2018.
Greens call for senate inquiry into logging and deforestation, as Turnbull government continues its support for last century’s destructive logging laws. Australian Greens Senator, Janet Rice. 29.03.2018
Coalition accuses green groups of misleading public on forestry agreements. The Guardian. Greg Borschman. 23.03.2018.
Native forest protections are deeply flawed, yet may be in place for another 20 years. Professor David Lindenmayer, ANU. The Conversation. 23.03.2018.
NSW Labor refuses to approve forestry agreements based on 'out-of-date' science. The Guardian. Greg Borschmann. 22.03.2018.
Australia highly vulnerable to climate change: HSBC. Global Warming. Cole Latimer. 22.03.2018.
Ministerial documents reveal Commonwealth concerns about 'old science' and 'validity' of forest agreements. ABC RN. Gregg Borschmann. 21.03.2018.
Exclusive: legal concerns over plan to roll over forestry agreements without reviews. Greg Borschmann. TheGuardian. 21.03.2018.
After 20 years of uneasy peace, the forest wars are back. The Guardian. Greg Borschmann. 20.03.2018.
Department of Primary Industries close public submissions on Regional Forest Agreements. Bega District News. 14.03.2018.
Corunna Forest Protection Group formed in response to harvest proposal. Narooma News. 08.03.2018
'Global deforestation hotspot': 3m hectares of Australian forest to be lost in 15 years. Michael Slezak. The Guardian. 05.03.2018.
Parliamentary discussion RFA discussion, Janet Rice and Anne Ruston. YouTube 27.02.2018
It's time to find out if Australia's threatened species projects are actually effective. The Guardian. Lisa Cox. 27.02.2018
Far south Coast conservation groups slam ‘rotten forest deals. Kate Lockley. Narooma News. 16.02.2018
Native Forest Logging under the microscope and it doesn't look good. A Pictorial of Native Forest logging under the Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs). Compiled by the Dunns Creek Resident Action Group. The Beagle. 09.02.2018
Regional forest campaigners say consultations a sham. The Beagle. 20.01.2018.
Government infighting over old growth forest logging revealed in 1995 cabinet papers. The Guarian. 01.01.2018.
Finding frogs before Forestry logs. Bay Post Moruya. 05.12.2017
ABC repeating its false claim that koalas are not at risk without allowing acknowledged experts the right of reply?
When there are only 50 left, every koala counts. Chris Allen, NSW OEH. About Regional. 18.10.2017
Bob Brown wins High Court case against Tasmanian protest laws. ABC. 18.10.2017 |
Wonboyn Lake landowner Don Ross is concerned for the environment. Zach Hubber. Magnet. 12.10.2017.
Tensions over a sustainable timber industry amid claims koala habitats getting smashed. Dom Vukovic. ABC News. 12.10.2017.
Money can’t buy me love, but you can put a price on a tree. Heather Keith, David Lindenmayer, Michael Vardon, ANU. The Conversation. 11.10.2017.
South West old growth forests 'redefined' to allow more logging. David Allan-Petale. WA Today. 09.10.2017.
An End to Logging at Dunns Creek Heralds World Animal Day. The Beagle. 04.10.2017.
Land clearing in NSW. Wix.com. 23.09.2017.
Three unique spotted gums identified within logging compartments nominated with National Trust. The Beagle. 18.09.2017.
Ministerial response to anti-logging petition written by EPA. The Beagle. 21.08.2017
Greater Gliders found in heart of logging operation at Mogo State Forest. The Beagle. 20.07.2017.
Forests of South East NSW still need protection. Insights Magazine. 01.08.2017
Chronology and Facts about Native Forest Logging on the South Coast. Harriett Swift. Chipstop. 2017
Mid term Report Card of coalition Government on the Environment. Nature Conservation Council. 03.2017.
Analysis Mid Term Report card of coalition Government on the environment. Nature Conservation Council. 03.2017.
Forests Not Woodlots Green Agenda. Margaret Blakers. 07.2017
It is Everyone's Forests Green Agenda. Dr Rosemary Beaumont. 06.2017
Focused on future of native forests. Merimbula News. 14.02.2017.
Koalas are at the centre of a perfect storm. The species is slipping away. Kevin Evans. The Guardian. 16.01.2017.
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW endorses the Great Southern Forest proposal for the NSW and Federal Governments. See extract of Minutes. 22-23 Oct 2016.
Tree-sitters stop logging operation in south-east NSW forests. ABC. 30.11.2016
Article in Bega District News: New Solution to Conflict. Jamie Shaw. NPA. 25.11.2016Tantawangalo illegal logging claims denied; EPA to investigate. Bega District News. 24.11.2018.
Eastern quolls breeding in Canberra for first time in 80 years. Katie Burgess. SMH. 07.07.2016
A future for native forests means leisure, not logging. Dr Oisin Sweeney, NPA. 10.06.2016
Burning ambition: Why the forestry industry needs the RET. Lorraine Bower. 05.06.2016.
Abolish Failed Forest Deals - Regional Forest Agreements Should End When They Expire if Not Before. Authorised by M. Blakers with various signatories. May, 2016.
Voices for the Earth: Report criticises RFAs. John Edwards. Daily Examiner. 16.05.2016
Murrah Flora Reserves Protect Koalas, But At What Cost? Published in National Parks Association Winter edition of Nature NSW, 2016. Dr Bronte Somerset.
Latest flora reserve saves koala at a price. Bronte Somerset. The Triangle. 04.2016
Protesters gather at Cumberland State Forest. Niki Burnside. Hills News. 21.03.2016
Logging conflict brewing again in NSW south east forests. ABC South East NSW By Bill Brown. 16.03.2016.
New flora reserves formed to save remaining south-east New South Wales koalas. Bill Brown. Harriett Swift. Chris Allen. ABC South East. 01.03.2016.
Penny Sharpe: Shadow Environment Minister visits Far South Coast. Albert McKnight. BDN. 03.02.2016
GREAT NEWS FOR GREATER GLIDERS Logging suspended in Victoria's east after reported discovery of rare 'clumsy possums'. Kellie Lazzaro and Elise Kinsella. ABC. 28.01.2016
Coalitions in conflict: Behold the great environment policy jumble! Dr Oisin Sweeney. NPA. Independent Australia. 21.01.2016
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW turns 60. Celebrate by watching this beautiful movie. 07.2015
Native forests can help hit emissions targets – if we leave them alone. The Conversation. 23.07.2015
Scientists, local conservationist oppose burning forests Narooma News. 29.06.2015.
Eastern Australia listed as global front for deforestation.World Wildlife Fund. 28.04.2015.
Richard Flanagan 'ashamed to be Australian' over environmental policies. The Guardian. 15.10.2014.
Koala sighted in Nutley's Creek Rd Kate Gentle. The Triangle. 13.10.2013
Heat could cause 'massive' koala decline. The Australian. 03.10.2013
Comment re Companies to get protection from activists' boycotts Prue Acton. The Australian. 23.09.2013
Mill that could have been greener on other side of politics. Phillip Thomson. Canberra Times. 27.08.2013 | Comments
Forest protection laws criticised Tom Arup. The Age. 31.07.2013
NSW Forestry Corporation fined The Land 25.07.2013
NSW taxpayers gain from logging halt Staff reporter. Climate Carbon markets. Science and Environment. 09.07.2013.
Victorian government knowingly driving Leadbeater's Possum to extinction, say scientists Indymedia. 31.05.2013
$8 million losses expose folly of expanding native forest logging Nature Conservation Council 21.05.2013
Kelly not betting on chip mill’s future Amanda Stroud. Eden Magnet. 02.05.2013
Native forest-based bioenergy projects a climate risk: report Climate Science. 17.04.2013
Burning The Bush Isn't 'Renewable' Senator Lee Rhiannon. 08.04.2013
Observer Tree YouTube: Wildfire forces Miranda Gibson's exit from Observer Tree after 457 days. She is an environmental legend in the fight to preserve our natural heritage. Her crusade continues. 07.03.2013
Chipmill Pellet Plant Scrapped Harriett Swift. 21.02.2013
Budget estimates - Senator Lee Rhiannon questions Minister and forests department Senator Lee Rhiannon 19.02.2013
South East NSW forests flyover shows need for transition Lee Rhiannon 19.02.2013
Macdonald’s forestry agreements must be urgently reviewed David Shoebridge 13.02.2013
Australian Government response to the Climate Change Authority’s Renewable Energy Target Review Final Report 03.2013.
Yuin Bangguri (Mountain) Parks: draft plan of management Biamanga and Gulaga National Parks. Public consultation due 12.04.2013. OEH.
Greens and loggers differ over study Manjimup-Bridgetown Times 06.02.2013
Hunting for answers Ben Smyth BDN 29.01.2013
After law change, conservationist fears a shot in the park John Thistleton Canberra Times (John Perkins, Friends of Durras) 02.01.2013
Human climate link firms Ben Cubby & Tom Arup. SMH. 14.07.2012
The Rise and Fail of Woodchipping in Southeast NSW Bronte Somerset. Nature NSW. Summer edition. 2012
Dead and dying: our great mammal crisis. Tim Flannery. The Age. 17.11.2012
Passionate conservationist who loved the Far South Coast. Stan Gorton. Narooma News. 14.11.2012
Why I live 60 meters up a tree Miranda Gibson. CNN. 30.10.2012
A case of ‘cut staff or close’ Sarah Chenhall. Eden Magnet. 25.10.2012
Greens condemn 'mindless destruction' of koala habitat The Coffs Coast Advocate. 17.10.2012
'Appalling logging' exposed: green groups Leslie White. Weekly Times. 07.09.2012
Tasmanian Forest Carbon Study Dept. of Premier & Cabinet. 04.09.2012
Call for Koala protection in NSW The Australian 21.08.2012
Why the Madness? H Swift BDN 10.08.2012
Flavour of the Month: Koalas do eat spotted gums Alexandra Seddon, Potoroo Palace director BDN 10.08.2012
NEFA says Forests NSW lied about koalas Mick Daley Northern Rivers Echo 09.08.2012
Hiding the Truth Seán Burke, Central Tilba BDN 03.08.2012
Koala discovery puts Tanja forest logging on hold Ben Smyth BDN 31.07.2012
National Parks Assoc. Mountains2Coast Reserves Proposal Mike Thompson, NatureNet. 07.07.2012
Harvey Norman accused of selling timber from forests where koalas are threatened Frank McDonald, Environmental Editor. The IRISH TIMES 04.07.2012
Saving the Far South Coast’s koalas; impacts on logging Narooma News 16.05.2012
ForestsNSW to become a State owned corporation Dept Primary Industries 09.05.2012
A tough trading environment damages chipmill’s bottom line. Merimbula News 09.05.2012
Many predators putting vulnerable koalas at further risk Bob Brown, National Times WA. 05.05.2012
Koalas get some protection in parts of Australia MSN World News
You'd be lucky to see one: bid to protect the koala. Saffron Howden SMH 01.05.2012 | OTHER MEDIA COVERAGE
Iconic Koala Headed for Extinction Deborah Tabbart Channel 7 Sunrise 17.04.2012
Tree-top vigil highlights destruction of Tasmanian forest. Miranda Gibson hopes to bring international attention to the unprotected status of the ancient forests that are threatened by logging. The Guardian UK. 12.04.2012
Forests face the furnace Graham Lloyd, Environment editor, The Australian. 20.03.2012
MPs to feel the burn Julieanne Strachan, Canberra Times 11.02.2012
Eden pellet plant still in limbo Ben Smyth Bega District News 20.01.2012
Oakeshott, Windsor biomass burner scheme Pythonesque Andrew Macintosh, Assoc.Director, ANU Centre for Climate Law and Policy 13.02.2012
Protesters vow to 'take over the world' Georgia Loney, The West Australian 11.01.2012
Green groups attack logging growth David Bancroft the Daily Examiner, 29.12.2011
Native woodchipping sector in rapid decline Warrick Jordan, TWS, The Age, 29.12.2011
Logging issue divides this coastal region Christopher Knaus, Canberra Times 29.12.2011
Harvey Norman Attacked for Logging Practices Elizabeth McArthur Reportage 28.12.2011
Rule changes to ease Australia's carbon task Rosslyn Beeby, Canberra Times 01.12.2011
New Economic Incentives for the Protection of Carbon-Rich State Forests. National Environmental Law Review. Mike Thompson, NatureNet. Issue 2011:3.
Forest Update, East Gippsland 10.11.2011
Unnatural devastation Camden Courier. 19.10.2011
Destroying native forests for woodchips is all wrong The Canberra Times 17.10.2011
Small victory for Tanja protesters, Derek Schwartz, BDN 11.10.2011
Global protests against Harvey Norman's use of Australian native forest timber for furniture The Last Stand 07.10.2011
Calls for $36m for koalas' conservation The Canberra Times Rosslyn Beeby 23.09.2011
Fears for koalas as study reveals 'marked decline' The West Australian 22.09.2011
Reflex paper stripped of FSC certification Indymedia 23.08.2011
Resolution from the Forests for Climate Forum: Experts Recommend End of Australian Native Forest Logging at national Forests and Climate Forum 13.08.2011
Old-forest loss catastrophic: study Rosslyn Beeby, Canberra Times 13.08.2011
End logging to cut carbon: study Canberra Times, Rosslyn Beeby 11.08.2001
Photograph holds key for logging activists Canberra Times Henrietta Cook 05.08.2011
Forest activists blockade ‘carbon criminal’ headquarters Green Left Weekly 02.08.2011
Strzelecki koalas suffering from logging: inquiry The Australian 01.08.2011
Forests 'the key to reducing carbon emissions'. Graham Lloyd, The Australian 15.07.2011
Some Thoughts On Sino-Forest Business Insider, Money Game, John Hempton 13.06.2011
Green group campaign 'threatening timber jobs' John Ferguson, Victorian political reporter, The Australian 02.06.2011
Notification of Timber Harvesting to Bermagui residents From FNSW 27.05.2011
Fines for burning in local forestBega District News 14.06.2011
Forest peace lost in the wilderness Matthew Denholm, Tasmania correspondent The Australian 21.05.2011
Interim Report: The status, health and sustainability of the koala population Partl. of Aust - Senate 13.05.2011
Forest protests tighten woodchip pressure Graham Lloyd, Environment editor, The Australian 23.04.2011
Why Save the South East Forests?? Independent Media Centre, Jane Salmon 17.03.2011
Estimated employment associated with the Eden chipmill Contrary to recently promulgated information 06.03.2011
Response from Australian Paper to John Perkins 25.02.2011
Chained Protesters Arrested at Woodmill Daily Telegraph 21.01.11
SEFR condemns the latest in an ongoing string of illegal cutting of SE forests Independent Media Centre 20.02.2011
Big Timber Not Quite out of the Woods The Weekend Australian The Inquirer, Graham Lloyd, p.3 19-20.02.11
Unlikely Activist in Woodchips Battle The Weekend Australian The Nation, Graham Lloyd, p.9 19-20.02.11
Chipmill project needs more work say Greens Les Murphy, Merimbula News, 16.02.2011
Forests NSW accused of illegal logging Green Left, Simon Butler 13.02.2011
TV gardener Peter Cundall guilty over mill protest Daily Telegraph David Killick 11.02.2011
Council supports logging industry Bega District News 11.02.2011
New report slams Forests NSW illegal logging. Independent Media Centre Australia 08.02.2011
Lois, the local activist Justin Law, Bega District News, 04.01.11
'Mountains to Coast' Corridors Abstract for NSW Coastal Volunteers Forum, Mike Thompson, 27.02.11
New National National Conservation Council forest policy: end native forest logging, with a rapid transition to plantation sourced timber Natural Advantage Platform, The Wilderness Society
Chipping Away The Age, Royce Millar and Adam Morton, 22.11.2010
Timber industry rejects national dealMatthew Denholm, Tasmania correspondent, Comment by Prue Acton The Australian 20.10.2010
Labor's forest talk is cheap: ecologist. The Age Royce Millar and Adam Morton, 13.11.2010
Timber industry rejects national deal Matthew Denholm, Tasmania correspondent, Comment by Prue Acton The Australian 20.10.2010
Historic deal on forests The Age, Andrew Darby, 10.2010
Gunns announcement offers hope for better deal on NSW native forests Nature Conservation Council NSW 09.10
The Great Eastern Ranges Proving our biggest and best idea. Stuart Cohen 07.10
Special Report: Europe finds politics and biofuels don't mix Pete Harrison BRUSSELS | Mon Jul 5, 2010 10:01am EDT
Battle over burning forests, Paddy Manning, Brisbane Times, 06.10
Forest of Kristinas a protest saw point Daily Telegraph 06.10
Constance Says it's a 'Waste of Money' BDN 04.10
Mumbulla Logging is stopped again BDN 04.10
Proposed Eden biomass power station an environmental and climate disaster Weblink - Independent Media Centre Australia 04.10
Logging Protest Continues BDN 04.10
Dead Koala shock for visitors BDN 04.10
Koalas can be saved Deborah Tabart in BDN. Steve Strevens 03.10
Woodchip logging in the Bega River Catchment Richard Blakers 03.10
Tense stand-off over koala colony World News 03.10
The Habitat Advocate - A Habit Conservation Website
Proposed chipmill woodfired power station in the Colong Foundation bulletin. Harriett Swift. 21.10.09
Carr announces Eden forests decision. Margaret Allum, Green Left - 1998 .rtf 12kb
Koalas in the Bega Valley, J Hibberd, 02.10
Interim Koala Report NSW Dept. Environment, Climate Change & Water 02.10 b
Logging Bermagui forest: the northern gateway to Bermagui and to the Coastal Wilderness region of South East Australia.
Public Forum: Forests, Climate and Woodchips: The Burning Issue, held at Twyford Hall, Merimbula on 01.09.2009. Summary of Walter Jehne's talk.
Biodiversity Summit 2009: Biodiversity for Climate Protection. Organised by Lawyers for Forests and the Green Institute. 09.2009.
Nation must embrace 'awful arithmetic' of Garnaut cuts SMH Ben Cubby 12.09
Kevin Petty's move to 'allay fears' over logging at Bermagui. Steve Strevens BDN 06.10.09
Protect and Plant Forests, An Analysis of Forestry Carbon Sequestration as a Response to Climate Change, by Prof. Brent Sohngen. Released by the Copenhagen Consensus Center, 14.08.09
Australia's Climate Action Summit: Approved Policy Recommendations on Climate Change Draft, 2.02.09
Protect Wildlife From Logging say Chipmill Protesters. Swift and Stone 30.06.09
Rudd ready to subsidise Gunns pulp mill Bob Brown. 06.2009
Green Institute Update 05.06
New measures for the carbon pollution reduction scheme a collection of papers on the Dept. of Climate Change website
The Age: It's time to stop and get off the Gunns pulp mill merry-go-round, Bob McMahon, 08.01
Prescribed burns are prejudging the bushfire inquiry: Crikey email news, 04.09.
Chipmill owner buys Australian paper mill: Harriett Swift 22.02
Transcript: of Fran Kelly interviewing Penny Wong, ABC Radio National. 23.03.2009.. Climate Change, Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, Nation Building and Jobs Plan, Household Energy Efficiency Measures.
Threat to wildlife may halt South Coast project, SMH 25.02, John Hibberd
Australian Forest and Climate Alliance (AFCA) - Vision and Policy Principles 01.09
Report on the Moruya Forest and Climate Change Forum. CWA Hall. 29.11.2008.
Protestors push for preservation of native forests. ABC PM. 6.11.2008 Reporter: Jayne Margetts
Australian National University Green Annual Report
Chips are down for loggers Marian Wilkinson
Link to photographs of the aftermath of Bermagui logging Samantha Davis
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