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Action Alert: Protect Oregon's Ancient Forests

Friday, 21 November 2008, 11:41 am | Wilderness Society

The Bush Administration is rushing out long-term plans that would convert the ancient forests of western Oregon, with their towering trees, rushing rivers, and superb wildlife habitat, to empty clearcuts. More >>

ANZ's Role In Global Climate Crisis

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 10:15 am | Wilderness Society

Large protests in Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and in front of ANZ branches throughout five states in Australia today demanded that the ANZ bank stop funding forest destruction in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and in the Australian state of Tasmania. More >>

Big Pulp Mill Message To Mr Turnbull On Bondi Bch

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 10:45 am | Wilderness Society

Giant banners spelling the message STOP THE PULP MILL have been unveiled on Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach, in a clear message to Federal Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull. More >>

New ANZ CEO Asked To Not Support Gunns Pulp Mill

Monday, 24 September 2007, 3:35 pm | Wilderness Society

According to BankTrack since 1995 ANZ has provided crucial financial services to Gunns. Today ANZ provides the company with secured bank loans with a current debt thought to be more than AU$300 million. Relative to the pulp mill ANZ is understood ... More >>

Howard Signs Up To Take World's Nuclear Waste

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 4:17 pm | Wilderness Society

Prime Minister John Howard has signed Australia up to take the world's nuclear waste with the announcement this morning that the US will support Australia's bid to join the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership. More >>

World Heritage Committee Supports Concerns

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 9:56 am | Wilderness Society

World Heritage Committee Supports Concerns about Impacts of Logging on World Heritage Values in Tasmania. More >>

Tasmania: Forest Plan won’t end old-growth logging

Monday, 16 May 2005, 12:56 am | Wilderness Society

While welcoming protection for important forests in the Tarkine and Styx valleys, the Tasmanian/Commonwealth Government package is a missed opportunity to protect old growth forests and end the ongoing conflict over Tasmania’s woodchipping industry, ... More >>

Legal Challenge Looms OverTasmaniaTrees Milling

Monday, 18 April 2005, 12:28 am | Wilderness Society

The Wilderness Society will mount a legal challenge against a decision by the Federal Government not to assess the impact of Gunns’ proposed pulpmill on Tasmania’s forests. More >>




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