Victoria’s ash forests store more carbon than any other studied forest in the world. They are a lifeline in the midst of climate disaster and global upheaval due to extreme weather events.
If we support those promoting solutions in affected regions and amplify their voices, we will be able to map a rapid transition pathway into ecologically sound stewardship of forests and bushland that will become more politically and economically sensible for the government than continuing to subsidise the struggling, unsustainable native forest industry.
January 11, 2022
In Victoria, after a mild spring with above average rainfalls, it looks like this summer might provide a low key fire season. In it’s early summer Bushfire Outlook, the AFAC (the National Council for fire and emergency services) noted that the east of the...Read More
December 12, 2021
Snow Gums face a massive threat from the spread of dieback which is caused by a native beetle – and also super charged by climate change, and localised collapse of snow gum woodlands due to more frequent fires. Last winter Friends of the Earth...Read More