Forest logging creates fire traps: academic

4/03/2010   http://www.industrysearch.com.au/Features/Forest-logging-creates-fire-traps-academic-4857     Decades of industrial logging in Australia’s wet forests have made them more fire prone, raising urgent fire management issues, according to an ANU...

Case logs off

By Kath Gannaway – 24th August 2010 02:00:29 AM http://www.starnewsgroup.com.au/mail/mountain-views/256/story/93523.html CHARGES filed in the Ringwood Magistrates’ Court in June claiming VicForests illegally logged a forest area in Toolangi have been dropped....

Receding gums: What ails Australia’s iconic trees?

16 September 2010 by Wendy Zukerman  New Scientist Magazine issue 2777 http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20727772.200-receding-gums-what-ails-australias-iconic-trees.html Eucalyptus trees are dying all over Australia. To save them, we might have to learn to play...

Bushfire response team to assess habitat damage

By Elizabeth Byrne – Posted Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:25pm AEST http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/09/22/3019023.htm?section=justin A group of ecology experts has assembled in Canberra to form a national response team that will assess damage immediately after a...

Hello possum, you’re an emblem of extinction

Adam Morton – October 2, 2010 http://www.theage.com.au/environment/conservation/hello-possum-youre-an-emblem-of-extinction-20101001-1614u.html IT IS not every day you get a chance to make an animal extinct twice. According to scientists, Victoria is steadily...

Native-forest felling split

Leslie White |  October 14, 2010 Have your say at: http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/article/2010/10/14/245351_national-news.html THE logging industry is split over the clear-felling of native forest. Australia’s biggest logging company says the future lies in...