RELEASE/VICTORY: Australian Timber Giant Gunns to End Old Growth Logging

Shows strength of Tasmanian, Australian and global forest protection movements, yet need firm dates for commitments, and assurances other bad forestry practices will not be embraced. First and foremost, as Gunns pulls out of the Forest Industries Association of Tasmania, these old-growth native forests that were to be industrially cleared must be protected, not sold to others to log – certified or otherwise. EI’s network contributed mightily to victory.

By Earth's Newsdesk and, projects of Ecological Internet (EI)
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(Tasmania, Australia) - In a massive win for the environmental movement, the new head of Tasmanian timbe...

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