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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 )

- 1453 days ago -
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 )

- 1591 days ago -
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 )

- 2081 days ago -
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!' )

- 2250 days ago -
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 )

- 3375 days ago -
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
World  (tags: krill, sea, marine life, Antartica, harvesting, illegal, scientific research, crime Australia, Tasmania )

- 3881 days ago -
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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