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TASMANIA: Environmentalists Vow to Continue Their Battle to Protect the Tarkine

Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, world, protection, politics )

- 1924 days ago -
As environmentalists lose their nomination for world heritage protection of the Tarkine, 730 Tasmania looks at the area's rich mining history.

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Past Member (0)
Monday February 11, 2013, 3:33 am
Thanks, long video but interesting (and a lovely area).

Carol H (229)
Monday February 11, 2013, 5:04 am
thank you Cal, noted

pam w (139)
Monday February 11, 2013, 8:14 am
It's a treasure!

paula eaton (30)
Monday February 11, 2013, 11:45 am
What a beautiful country.

Janet G (0)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:01 pm
Thanks, Cal. Beautiful c ountry.

Christeen A (368)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:04 pm
Kudos to them . Thank you for sharing this news.

michelle t (41)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:59 pm
Tasmania is a lovely place.

Mary Donnelly (47)
Monday February 11, 2013, 3:07 pm
Thanks Cal--informative post.

Birgit W (160)
Monday February 11, 2013, 3:40 pm

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday February 11, 2013, 4:40 pm
Noted thanks

Aletta Kraan (146)
Monday February 11, 2013, 4:58 pm
Thanks , beautiful forest !!

janet f (29)
Monday February 11, 2013, 5:35 pm
So sad that we're willing to destroy this beautiful planet.

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Monday February 11, 2013, 8:47 pm
Another beautiful, full of life, habitat that gives way to greed.

Ingo Schreiner (8)
Monday February 11, 2013, 11:30 pm

Ram Reddy (7)
Monday February 11, 2013, 11:39 pm

R T (14)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 2:44 am
Interesting video. Hope they are successful, it's a beautiful area and far more valuable to our environment than it's monetary worth.

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Tuesday February 12, 2013, 3:30 am

Ro H (0)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 5:29 am

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 8:14 am

Sonia M (60)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 10:24 am
Noted.Thanks for sharing

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 11:28 am
What kind of evil person would sacrifice this beautiful natural area to the environmental monster of mining? How does mining take human needs into account? Mining destroys far more than trees. It kills animals and people, too. It's like eating part of your own body because you are hungry...completely counterproductive.

greenplanet e (155)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 5:21 pm
I wish the Tarkine rainforest could be protected.
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