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An open letter: The opportunity for Australia’s native forests. The Australia Institute by Jennifer Sanger, Jamie Kirkpatrick, Russell Warman, Bill Browne, Leanne Minshull. February 2020.
After the catastrophe: a blueprint for a conservation response to large-scale ecological disaster. Threatened Species Recovery Hub. Chris Dickman, Don Driscoll, Stephen Garnett, David Keith, Sarah Legge, David Lindenmayer, Martine Maron, April Reside, Euan Ritchie, James Watson, Brendan Wintle, John Woinarski. January 2020.
Pearls and Irritations. John Woinarski. Fire and nature. 08.01.2020.
Is 50 Years of Woodchipping Enough? Dr Bronte Somerset. SERCA. 03.12.2019.
Massive Forest Restoration Could Greatly Slow Global Warming. The right trees, planted in the right locations, could store 205 gigatons of carbon dioxide. Scientific American. Mark Fischetti. 04.07.2019.
Position Statement Against Forest Bioenergy. Frances Pike. AFCA. 09.05.2019.
Fact Sheet: Impacts of using native forest biomass for energy. Frances Pike. AFCA. 09.05.2019.
To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global Deal for Nature. Greg Asner, Director, Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science and Professor, Arizona State University. The Conversation. 20.04.2019
Rebalancing Rights: Communities, corporations and nature. The Green Institute. Tom Hollo. 30.03.2019.
Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure. by Suzanne Ozment and Irene Rehberger Bescos - 21.03.2019. Published on World Resources Institute.
Rebalancing rights: Communities, corporations and nature. Published 20.03.2019 by The Green Institute. | Extract from this piece: Balginjirr “A Special Place on our Home River Country”! by Dr Anne Poelina
Contribution of native forests to climate change mitigation – A common approach to carbon accounting that aligns results from environmental-economic accounting with rules for emissions reduction. H. Keithab, M. Vardona, J.A. Steina, D. Lindenmayer. Environmental Science & Policy. Volume 93, March 2019, Pages 189-199.
Long-term impacts of wildfire and logging on forest soils. Elle J. Bowd, Sam C. Banks, Craig L. Strong & David B. Lindenmayer. Nature Geoscience Volume 12, pages113–118 (2019). Article Published: 21.01.2019.
The Greater Glider and Economics re Logging near the Corn Trail. Dr Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe AM. 01.2019.
A Google Maps comparative view of logged forests from 2013 to 2016. Harriett Swift. SERCA. 2019.
The effects of fire history on hollow-bearing tree abundance in montane and subalpine eucalypt forests in southeastern Australia. Joe Salmona, Kelly M.Dixon, Sam C.Banks. Forest Ecology and Management. Volume 428, 15.11.2018, Pages 93-103.
Forests cut warming better than technology. Cllimate News Network. 11.09.2018
Changing the legal status of nature: recent developments and future possibilities. Dr Michelle Maloney. Legal updates Environmental Law.
Some Brief Observations About Proposed Changes to the RFAs, IFOAs and WSAs. Sean Burke. 28.08.2018.
Paradise lost. The weakening and widening of NSW biodiversity offsetting schemes, 2005-2016. Nature Conservation Council. 2018.
Abstract: Flawed forest policy: flawed Regional Forest Agreements. David Lindenmayer. ANU Canberra. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. 07.05.2018.
Long-Term Effect of Prescribed Burning Regimes and Logging on Coarse Woody Debris in South-Eastern Australia. Mitchell G. Stares, Luke Collins, Bradley Law and Kristine French. Forests 2018, 9(5), 242 02.05.2018
Forest Ecology and Management The threatened status of the hollow dependent arboreal marsupial, the Greater Glider (Petauroides volans), can be explained by impacts from wildfire and selective logging. Christopher M.McLean, Rodney P.Kavanagh, Trent Penman, Ross Bradstock. Forest Ecology and Management. Volumes 415–416, 01.05/2018, Pages 19-25
Independent review of the report on progress with the implementation of the New South Wales Regional Forest Agreements for the second and third five-yearly reviews 2004 - 2014. Ewan Waller Independent Reviewer. 04.2018.
Questioning Application of Procedural Justice Principles in the NSW Government’s Regional Forest Agreement Public Submission Process Dr Bronte Somerset. SERCA. 30.01.2018.
Forests, not fuels. NPA ACT Symposium 2017: Bushfire Management – Balancing the Risks. Dr. Philip Zylstra, Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires University of Wollongong.
World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice. BioScience, Vol67, Issue 12.
Current status of the koala in Queensland and New South Wales. A report by Dr Christine Adams-Hosking, Honorary Research Fellow for WWF-Australia, May 2017
Lecture 8 (15 March) Managing Forests for Carbon. Dr Heather Keith. ANU. 15.03.2017.
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
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
Big old trees grow faster, making them vital carbon absorbers. Adeshola Ore, Editor, The Conversation. 17.01.2014
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
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.
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
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/
The Political Ecology of Conservation Priorities in Australia George Antony, Brisbane 06.2012
Analysis raises atmospheric, economic doubts about forest bioenergy Environmental Research Web. 27.04.2012
Little left to lose: deforestation and forest degradation in Australia since European colonization. Corey Bradshaw. Journal of Plant Ecology. v5, n1, pp 109–120 03.2012. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtr038
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.
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
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
If a tree falls: compliance failures in the public forests of NSW. Report was prepared by the Environmental Defender’s Office (NSW), on behalf of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW.20.07.2011.
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
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
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
World Forestry Congress Bulletin V. 10 No 18. 26.10.2009. SUMMARY OF THE THIRTEENTH WORLD FORESTRY CONGRESS, 18-23.10.2009
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 email@example.com
ACF Media release: All Paries must work together to fix carbon plan 23.02.09
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
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.)
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.
New Dams. Mick Harewood. 13.11.2006
Wildlife Conservation in the South-east Forests of New South Wales. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum Number 5. G.H.Pyke & P.J. O'Connor. 1991.
Creating healthy soils in Monaro Walter Jehne (no date)
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