VicForests accused of felling old-growth mountain ash

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/vicforests-accused-of-felling-oldgrowth-mountain-ash-20100628-zf5o.html ADAM MORTON – June 29, 2010 THE Victorian government’s forestry arm will face a legal challenge over claims it illegally logged old-growth forest and...

State’s emblem nearly extinct

“The Age” – Peter Weekes August 5, 2007 THE tiny Leadbeater’s possum, Victoria’s state faunal emblem, could be extinct in a few years if its numbers continue to plummet. The population of the tiny nocturnal animal has dropped sharply...

Garrett moves to save ecosystems not specific species

Tom Arup The Age, August 18, 2009 ENVIRONMENT Minister Peter Garrett has warned that money to save endangered species is limited and he will have to make hard decisions on the fate of some species in the future. Mr Garrett told the International Congress of Ecology in...