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The Age, Letters & Tandberg – Response to 6 March 2014

The environment Tony Abbott was going to plant trees to combat climate change. Now he threatens them by his cavalier attitude to our national parks. The ”green army” will face confusion. Jean Tansey, Berwick   I think it is time we sent Mr Abbott the Dr...

Forests more valuable for carbon: former Treasury official?

ABC Radio National RN Breakfast, Friday 21 February 2014 8:17AM Listen now or download – http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/forests-more-valuable-for-carbon-ex-treasury-official/5274300 A former senior Treasury officer has waded into the...

The decline and fall of the forest’s grand old masters

December 10, 2012. Bridie Smith. http://www.theage.com.au/national/the-decline-and-fall-of-the-forests-grand-old-masters-20121209-2b3ln.html RESEARCHERS have put the globe’s big old trees on a par with animals such as whales, lions and tigers that have low...

Native woodchipping sector in rapid decline

Warrick Jordan December 29, 2011 http://www.theage.com.au/business/native-woodchipping-sector-in-rapid-decline-20111228-1pcu0.html The aftermath of logging the world’s tallest hardwood trees for woodchips in the Styx Valley, Tasmania. Photo: Dean Sewell THE...

Like a voice in the wilderness

ROSSLYN BEEBY 17 Sep, 2011 12:00 AM http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/opinion/editorial/general/like-a-voice-in-the-wilderness/2295146.aspx?storypage=0# ‘Life on earth is inconceivable without trees,” the great Russian playwright Anton Chekov wrote in a...