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Save the Environment – put a $ value on it

Nothing will change until a $value is put on environmental features. Old growth forests will continue to be plundered until the Value of a Tree is calculated! See how it was done by an Indian Scientist. http://sustainabilityliteracyaustralia.com/2010/08/29/value-of-a-tree/ See why it … Continue reading

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Jan Cameron of Katmandu installs conservationist as woodchip mill manager in Tasmania

JanCameron is an amazing woman appoints conservationist to run woodchip mill in Tasmania tinyurl.com/6bamy4j             tinyurl.com/27ru3em One of Australia’s wealthiest individuals gives away much of her fortune each year. She is  best known as the founder of retail chain Kathmandu, which … Continue reading

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Forests are the key to reducing carbon emissions’

LONG understood to be the lungs of the earth, the world’s great forests are much more important in the carbon cycle than was previously believed, soaking up one-third of all fossil fuel emissions, according to new research. Standing forests remove … Continue reading

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Australia’s Carbon Tax -Old Growth Forest Woodchips no longer considered renewable resource

A Major Win for Environmentalists who have been fighting to conserve old growth forests One of the most telling and historic parts of the carbon price deal was a tiny announcement, barely noticed in the media coverage. Prime Minister Julia … Continue reading

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A gap in the denial of climate change science

Terrific article by Nicole Hodgson first published in http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/2778378.html ——————————————————- For climate change ‘sceptics’, denialists, contrarians or what Barry Jones recently called ‘confusionists’ to be right about the science of climate change, an alternative reality must be both plausible and … Continue reading

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Australian sea level rise projections

http://www.ozcoasts.org.au/ Sea level rise projections for some areas of Australia released including Sydney suburbs at risk

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