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GOOD NEWS! TASMANIA--Peace in Our Forests


Environment  (tags: world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, GoodNews, wildlife )

Cal
- 750 days ago - wilderness.org.au
After two years of intense negotiations and 30 years of friction between forestry groups, governments, communities and environmental organisations, an historic eleventh-hour forest agreement has been reached.



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Jennifer C. (169)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 4:04 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday November 28, 2012, 4:11 pm
WOW! Now....be vigilant!

Congratulations!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 4:07 am
I remember working in Tasmania 24 years ago on a project with APPM, but am glad that the trees win.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 4:36 am
Welcome good news, well done to those involved in this.
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 7:13 am
very good news... hope it lasts forever...:)..thanks for posting Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 7:27 am
So glad there has been an agreement reached over the Tasmanian forests Just shows how many people
with never ending will power and persistence can bring things about in the end
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 8:55 am
This is wonderful news! Finally something hopeful. A step in the right direction.
 

Adam C. (32)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:08 am
Someone on Care2 who lived there and fought Gunn Timber is it, made me aware of this great struggle. Awesome!
 

Amanda Adams (201)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:19 am
Great news!
 

Rosie Collins (0)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:54 am
We so need to hear about the successes, well done to every body involved thank you
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 12:22 pm
Great! Thanks
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 12:23 pm
Great! Thanks Cal.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 1:21 pm
Great , thanks !
 

Colleen L. (2)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 1:47 pm
So nice to hear that groups/people finally come to positive agreements. Makes life so much nicer. I wish the positiveness would rub off on the rest of World's problems. Thanks Cal
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 1:56 pm
Noted, thx
 

Eternal Gardener (761)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 3:25 pm
Had read the good news this week... finally!!!
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 4:03 pm
Wonderful news. Now if the mining industry would only stop destroying Tasmania that would be cool.
 

Tal H. (8)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 4:03 pm
YAY! :)
 

Jeannette A. (146)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 4:46 pm
This is what we need to see happening across our globe and we must keep fighting to make it happen.
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 5:37 pm
Good news!
 

Aaron Bouchard (143)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 5:48 pm
Good news thank you!
 

Judith Green (8)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 6:16 pm
Nice to read some good news for the forests! Thanks for posting.
 

michelle t. (41)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 6:30 pm
Excellent news
 

Dave C. (227)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 7:52 pm
yeah!
 

Sandra M Z. (114)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 8:51 pm
Great news, Thank you Cal.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (280)
Thursday November 29, 2012, 9:48 pm
HOORAY THANKS CAL
 

Robin T. (14)
Friday November 30, 2012, 12:42 am
Excellent. Would love to hear news like this about the Amazon.
 

Eugene C. (3)
Friday November 30, 2012, 3:08 am
This is wonderful news! Anyone who has seen these forests will know how special they are and how vitally important it is for them to be preserved. I am deeply grateful to everyone who has played a part in protecting this beautiful place. Thank You!
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Friday November 30, 2012, 5:01 am
I love it when we win! The Earth & animals love it too.
 

Roger M. (0)
Friday November 30, 2012, 9:29 am
Great. Thanks for posting this. Good news is always welcome around here.
 

Michael Barth (43)
Friday November 30, 2012, 11:37 am
Noted this wonderful news.
 

Tamara Mendelson (1)
Friday November 30, 2012, 12:53 pm
noted
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday November 30, 2012, 2:10 pm
noted
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Saturday December 1, 2012, 7:33 am
YEY! great news and victory! :)
thanks for sharing! ;)
 
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