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Success: United Nations Protects Ancient Tasmanian Rainforest in Australia - Via Force Change
World  (tags: United Nations, Tasmania, Australia, Rainforest, Conservation, Ethics, Good News, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a ancient pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a World Heritage Area.
UN Body Calls Tasmania Forest U-Turn 'Exceptional' - Via The Guardian
World  (tags: World, Unesco site, World Heritage Site, Tasmania, Government, Habitat threat, Forests, Trees, Nature, Ethics )

Victoria
- 223 days ago - theguardian.com
Unesco experts say the Tasmanian Government's move to strip 74,000 hectares of World Heritage status so soon after it was added - in June 2103 - is unprecedented. Unesco's World Heritage committee will consider the amendment in June 2014.
Threat to the Tasmanian Devils' Existence- Take Action! Say No to Tarkine Mining
World  (tags: GetUp, opencut mining, Tarkine Forest, Tasmanian Devil, Tasmania, Australia, petition, wilderness, TonyBurke )

Jenny
- 714 days ago - getup.org.au
Burke has refused to grant Emergency Heritage listing for the Tarkine wilderness of Tasmania despite the threat of massive new open cut mine, and has now granted a weak assessment process for the three of those mines. The fate of the Tas' Devil hangs
Don't Let the Tasmanian Government Make People Pay for Its Crisis
World  (tags: world, news, politics, Tasmania, Australia, society, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 883 days ago - greenleft.org.au
People are suffering in Tasmania now. Delaying health care by cutting services and increasing waiting lists only increases the suffering and the long-term costs.
Tasmania Tours and Tourism Guide - Australia
World  (tags: australia, tasmania, tourist, visitor, scenic, scenery, beautiful, history, lifestyle )

Chrissy
- 2007 days ago - themercury.com.au
IT might be Australia's smallest state but Tasmania has a lot to offer visitors. Its natural beauty, fine foods, rich history and easy-going lifestyle continues to charm tourists from all parts of Australia and around the globe. In the south, the beautifu
KRILL - THE RUSH IS ON TO HARVEST AND UNTAPPED BOUNTY. (AUS. NEWS)
World  (tags: krill, sea, marine life, Antartica, harvesting, illegal, scientific research, crime Australia, Tasmania )

Summerann
- 2513 days ago - theage.com.au
INDUSTRIAL fishing companies are gearing up for the rush to exploit the great untapped seafood: Antarctic krill.Plans to take up 746,000 tonnes of the shrimp-like crustaceans were disclosed at the weekend in Hobart after an international meeting agreed on
   

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