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2016

Regional Forest Agreements in NSW: have they achieved their aims? Dr Oisin Sweeney. NPW NSW, Sydney. 2016.

Money doesn’t grow on trees. The financial and economic losses of native forestry in NSW. The Australia Institute. Roderick Campbell and Richard McKeon. March 2016.

Report on surveys conducted in 2012-2014 for Koalas in coastal forests in the Bermagui/Mumbulla area of South eastern NSW. Chris Allen, Rod Pietsch, Michael Saxon. OEH. January 2016

Forest management options for adaptation to climate change: a case study of tall, wet eucalypt forests in Victoria’s Central Highlands region. Rodney J. Keenana & Craig Nitschke. DOI:10.1080/00049158.2015.1130095. Published online: 14 Jan 2016

2015

Socio-economic benefits from protected areas in southeastern Australia. Heagney, Kovac, Fountain, Conner. NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. March 2015.

The need for a comprehensive reassessment of the Regional Forest Agreements in Australia. David B. Lindenmayer, David Blair, Lachlan McBurney, Sam C. Banks. Pacific Conservation Biology, 2015, 21, 266–270. 11.12.2015

Restoring Resilience on the Monaro. The reality and challenge of restoring the MonaroHealthy Soils. Walter Jehne. n.d.

Under What Circumstances Do Wood Products from Native Forests Benefit Climate Change Mitigation? Heather Keith, David Lindenmayer, Andrew Macintosh, Brendan Mackey. 27.11.2015

Rethinking forest carbon assessments to account for policy institutions Andrew Macintosh, Heather Keith and David Lindenmayer. Nature climate change. 29.06.2015

The climate effect of increased forest bioenergy use in Sweden: evaluation at different spatial and temporal scales Olivia Cintas et al (2015) WIREs Energy Environ 2015. doi: 10.1002/wene.178

2014

Big old trees grow faster, making them vital carbon absorbers. Adeshola Ore, Editor, The Conversation. 17.01.2014

Essential Philosophies Drive Global Conservation, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). World Parks Congress Sydney Olympic Park. Bronte Somerset. 13-19.11.2014 | SESSION NOTES

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future. Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Colombia University Press. 2014.

Australian Climate Action Summit Report, presentations, etc. 2014

About connectivity conservation. Link to reports by Prof Brendan Mackey, Dr James Watson and Dr Graeme Worboys of ANU Enterprises. 29.01.2014

2013

One Stop Chop: How Regional Forest Agreements streamline environmental destruction Feehely, Hammond-Deakin and Millner. Lawyers for Forests. Melbourne Australia. 2013

The Critical Decade. Climate Change Science, Risks and Responses. Professor Will Steffen and Professor Lesley Hughes. Climate Commission. 2013

Key information for NSW forest policy today Judith Ajani Fenner School of Environment and Society Australian National University. 09.2013

Logging or carbon credits Frances Perkins and Andrew Macintosh 08.07.2013

Looking After Country in New South Wales: Implementing a Land and Sea Country Plan On The Far South Coast J Hunt, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, 06.2013

Logging may destabilize carbon in forest soils mongabay.com. Environment News. 14.06.2013

Untangling the confusion around land carbon science and climate change mitigation policy Brendan Mackey et al. Perspective, nature climate change. 29.05.2013

Carbon farming could restore Australia's southern coastal wetlands. Catherine Lovelock, Justine Bell and Kerrylee Rogers. Ecos. 20.05.2013

Is restoring flora the same as restoring fauna? Lessons learned from koalas and mining rehabilitation Cristescu, Rhodes, Frere and Banks. Journal of Applied Ecology, UK. 2013

Economic and employment implications of a carbon market for industrial plantation forestry K.I. Paul, A. Reeson, P.J. Polglase, P. Ritson. Science Direct Volume 30, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 528–540.

2012

Seeing the Forest for the Trees–Australian Forest Biomass for Energy MSci Thesis, Philip Peck, Lund, Sweden. 09.2012

Forest expert warns of risks of carbon forestry Professor David Lindenmayer. Fenner School of Environment and Society. ABC. Bush Telegraph. 17.08.2012

The Political Ecology of Conservation Priorities in Australia George Antony, Brisbane 06.2012

Climate Action Summit. 2012 Presentations

Analysis raises atmospheric, economic doubts about forest bioenergy Environmental Research Web. 27.04.2012

Are there any circumstances in which logging primary wet-eucalypt forest will not add to the global carbon burden? Christopher Dean, Grant W. Wardell-Johnson, James B. Kirkpatrick. Science Direct. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Volume 161, 15 August 2012, Pages 156–169/

Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement: An assessment of its carbon value Andrew Macintosh ANU 03.2012

Treetop research to help protect swift parrots Dejan Stojanovic ANU 09.01.2012

An Ecological History Of Australia’s Forests And Fauna (1770-2010) D Lunney, C Moon NSW Office Of Environment and Heritage.

2011

Natural Advantage. A 2011 NSW State election agenda for safeguarding the benefits of nature Pepe Clarke, CEO, Nature Conservation Council of NSW. 2011

Genetic analysis reveals a distinct and highly diverse koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) population in South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia Tristan Lee, Kyall R. Zenger, Robert L. Close and David N. Phalen. 07.11.2011

Regional carbon dioxide implications of forest bioenergy production Nature Climate Change. Tara W. Hudiburg, Beverly E. Law, Christian Wirth and Sebastiaan Luyssaert ANU 23.10.2011

'Is using native forests for energy really carbon neutral' Dr Judith Ajani. The Conversation. 22.12.2011

YouTube: Native forests for bioenergy or biodiversity? | .PDF version Dr Judith Ajani. ANU 10.11.2011

International Report Reveals Global Failure of PEFC Forest Certification Standard The Wilderness Society. 17.10.2011

Forest structure, services and biodiversity may be lost even as form remains Oregon State University, Norm Johnson 03.10.2011

No substitute for natural forests: study SMH. 14.09.2011

Heavy breathing by plants (esp.forests) could alter climate models Ben Cubby SMH 29.09.2011

Old-forest loss catastrophic: study Canberra Times, Rosslyn Beeby, 13.09.2011

Forests 'the key to reducing carbon emissions' Graham Lloyd, Env.Ed., The Australian. 15.07.2011

A Large and Persistent Carbon Sink in the World’s Forests Co-author, Dr Pep Canadell, CSIRO 15.07.2011

The Critical Decade: a report from the Climate Commission Will Steffen 04.2011 Key Messages and Full Report

Comments on The Climate Commission’s Report: Critical Decade Prof. Will Steffen, Climate Commissioner. Released 04.2011.

Threatened Species list from 2001-2009 NSW Parliamentary Research Service. A statistical portrait of the environment in NSW Statistical Indicators. Talina Drabsch 02.2011 p.31

Transforming Rural Land Use, Garnaut Climate Change Review. Key Points | Full version 03.03.2001

Statistics: Woodchips, Logging And The Member For Bega.

2010

90 Scientists Urge Congress Not to 'Cook the Books' in CO2 Accounting for Biofuels Intelligent Energy Portal, Patrick Reis, NewsWire. 24.05.2010

Bay State rethinking wood power. Worse for climate than coal, study says Beth Daley. Boston.comBay. Globe Staff. 11 06.2010

Australia's forestry crisis: How it happened and what to do Dr Judith Ajani ANU 05.10

YouTube: Australia's forestry crisis: How it happened and what to do Dr Judith Ajani, ANU 05.10

Burning wood “waste” for electricity requires a subsidy on a subsidy to be viable Harriett Swift 05.10

Forest logging creates fire traps Professor David Lindenmayer, ANU Fenner School of Env. and Soc. 01.03.2010

Biomass Energy Juggernaut Threatens Human and Forest Health George Wuerthner 05.10 Weblink

2009

Australia’s Transition from Native Forests to Plantations: The Implications for Woodchips, Pulpmills, Tax Breaks and Climate Change. Judith Ajani. 2009.

Victorian Fires February 2009 A Report on Driving Influences and Land Tenures Affected. Dr Chris Taylor. Melb University.

Effects of logging on fire regimes in moist forests David B. Lindenmayer, Malcolm L. Hunter, Philip J. Burton, and Philip Gibbons. Policy Perspective. 2009

Green Carbon: New research shows that native forests hold much greater stores of carbon than previously realised: Professor Brendan Mackey and Professor Rod Keenan. Audio National Interest ABC Radio 9.03.2009

Green Institute Working Paper 4 Australia’s national greenhouse accounts re-arranged for policy coherence Margaret Blakers, Green Institute, March 2009

Article in Science Daily: One-fifth Of Fossil-fuel Emissions Absorbed By Threatened Forests. ScienceDaily 19.02.2009. Globally, tropical trees in undisturbed forest are absorbing nearly a fifth of the CO2 released by burning fossil fuels.glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org

ACF Media release: All Paries must work together to fix carbon plan 23.02.09

2008

Australia’s Transition from Native Forests to Plantations: The Implications for Woodchips, Pulpmills, Tax Breaks and Climate Change Dr Judith Ajani. ANU. 15.03.08

Green Carbon: The Role of Natural Forests in Carbon Storage. The proposed emissions trading scheme could have a "devastating" effect on wood harvesting. Dr Judith Ajani. ANU. 10.12.08

Chemical released by trees can help cool planet, scientists find. David Adam, environment correspondent guardian.co.uk, 30.10.08

Old forests absorb C02 too:Study News in Science. ABC/AFP. 11.09.2008

2007

Forests Make Rain - the role of forests in the microbial nucleation and governance of rainfalls and sustainable bio-systems by Walter Jehne, 2006 paper published in the CSIRO Sustainability Newsletter 64E. 17.02.2007. (Sorry, unable to be found 07.2015).

2006

A Proposal for Stewardship Support to Private Native Forests in NSW Vanclay, Jerome K., Thompson, David, Sayer, J. A., McNeely, Jeff, Kaimowitz, David, Gibbs, Anne, Crompton, Heather, Cameron, David and Bevege, Ian A Proposal for Stewardship Support to Private Native Forests in NSW. NSW: The Southern Cross Group of Forest Researchers and Practitioners. University of Queensland. 2006.

2008

Chemical released by trees can help cool planet. David Adam, environment correspondent. guardian.co.uk. 31.10.2008.

Undated

Creating healthy soils in Monaro Walter Jehne (no date)

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World Forestry Congress Bulletin Volume 10 Number 18 - Monday, 26 October 2009
SUMMARY OF THE THIRTEENTH WORLD FORESTRY CONGRESS, 18-23 OCTOBER 2009

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