A DECISION made in Cambodia this month by the United Nation’s World Heritage committee could add 172,000 hectares of forest to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Federal Minister for the Environment Tony Burke was seeking to have the deal … [Read more...] about Undemocratic Politics Again Determines Land Use in Tasmania: An Update
A decision made in Cambodia in June by the United Nation’s World Heritage committee could add 172,000 hectares of forest to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The Gillard government is seeking to have the deal sealed without proper … [Read more...] about Undemocratic Politics Again Determines Land Use in Tasmania: Alan Ashbarry
Government policies across the world generally favour locking-up forests for carbon sequestration. But a new study by the NSW Government’s Department of Primary Industries suggests: Total greenhouse gas emissions abatement and carbon storage from a … [Read more...] about Save the Carbon, Harvest the Forest?
BIASED media coverage of natural resource use issues should be fertile ground for the ABC's Media Watch, but despite efforts to draw their attention to this have displayed little or no inclination to cover it in the past. Then again, as some of the … [Read more...] about Time to Investigate ‘Green’ Media Spin: Mark Poynter
A new book, The Biggest Estate on Earth, by historian Bill Gammage explodes the myth that pre-settlement Australia was an untamed wilderness revealing the complex, country-wide systems of land management used by Aboriginal people. According to the … [Read more...] about How Aborigines Made Australia: Bill Gammage
WE are so connected to each other via the Internet, but so disconnected from reality when it comes to primary production including paper production. Indeed most Australians don't know the first thing about farming or forestry. So, we are so … [Read more...] about Go buy a box of Reflex brand paper