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community concern over tree clearing turns to protest

August 17: This morning, residents from Kinglake and surrounding areas held a community protest to draw public attention to the unnecessary logging and removal of native trees and vegetation in the Kinglake Ranges by contractors working for the Murrindindi Shire.

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Let the Death of 'Sam the Koala' not be in Vain

The unfortunate death of 'Sam the Koala' made media headlines last week. We must ask about the hundreds of other koalas, who also face an uncertain future and who also suffered horrendously in the fires.

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community meeting in Kinglake raises concern about over clearing after the fires

A report from the community meeting held in Kinglake on August 5 2009 about concerns at over clearing after the February bushfires.

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Strzelecki Forest Action

A good sized group of people joined our community field trip to see the current status of key rainforest areas in the Strzlecki Ranges on Friday, June 19.

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New owners of Australian Paper to face customer backlash

Friends of the Earth and the Melbourne Water Catchment Network have warned that the Nippon Paper Group, the new owners of Australian Paper, will be under intense pressure from a ‘consumer awareness campaign’ to stop the company sourcing woodchip logs from Melbourne’s water supply catchments.

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Protesters vow to stop illegal Red Gum Logging

Environmentalists and Traditional Owners have established a peaceful direct action camp today (June 1), vowing to prevent further logging in the Millewa Red Gum wetlands on the Murray River in NSW.

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Friday June 19 Strzelecki Forest Action

At College Creek, a site of National Conservation Significance, currently being logged.

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Woodchip Exports Stopped as Rudd Neglects Forests

Major woodchip exports are disrupted today as forest conservationists take action at ports in Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales.

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Victorian Forest Meeting

A great chance to catch-up on what's happening with forest campaigning in Victoria, with speakers and reports from around the state. Saturday May 16.

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Brumby Government set to increase native forest logging volumes

Friends of the Earth and Wombat Forest Society today expressed alarm at planned increases in sawlog volumes from native forest logging in Eastern Victoria.

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