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 Paperitalo Environmental News
( Last updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:39 am EST)
Logging halted in 34 areas as environmentalists challenge contentious forest deal
Logging has been suspended at 34 sites in Victoria following a legal challenge that, if successful, threatens the validity of controversial timber operations in native forests across Australia. The development comes as the expiry date looms on many of the … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
Workshop to develop National Forest Fire Management Strategy gets underway
A two-day workshop to develop a National Forest Fire Management Strategy for Fiji got underway in Sigatoka today. The workshop, which is taking place at The Fijian Resort from 23-24 November, 2017 comprises of representatives from the Fiji Government, … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
SPC Pacific Community : Workshop to develop National Forest Fire Management Strategy gets underway
A two-day workshop to develop a National Forest Fire Management Strategy for Fiji got underway in Sigatoka today. The workshop, which is taking place at The Fijian Resort from 23-24 November, 2017 comprises of representatives from the Fiji Government, … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
Burn North Coast forest residues for green energy? NSW Department reckons we can
A radical plan to burn residues from North Coast forests has alarmed conservationists who say it will only create more greenhouse gases. The NSW Department of Primary Industries has put out a discussion paper, saying up to 200,000 homes could be powered … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
Legacy Parks Opens Baker Creek Play Forest
Legacy Parks Foundation cut the ribbon to open Baker Creek Play Forest today, creating the first play space in our region designed specifically to encourage increased physical activity among middle school aged children. The Play Forest is located in the … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
FY2018 Draft Interior, Environment Appropriations Bill Released; Conservation Groups Say Bill Would Greenlight Old-growth Logging in Tongass National Forest
Conservation Groups Say Bill Would Greenlight Old-growth Logging in Tongass National Forest   November 21, 2017 Tuesday PM (SitNews) - U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) released her Fiscal Year 2018 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
Concerns rise over proposal to fly fighter jets over Gila National Forest
The Air Force says it's in the very beginning stages of looking to expand its airspace to fly F-16 training missions over the wilderness near Silver City, but residents there worry about everything from noise pollution to forest fires if that happens. … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
Illegal fires in Kaweka Forest are a threat to wildlife
Three people have been trespassed from the Kaweka Forest Park for illegally lighting fires which threatened both people and native wildlife. In the first incident, DOC trespassed a Te Awanga man from the park after two illegal fires were discovered at the … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
Poland to observe EU court's logging ban in precious forest
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's environment minister says the country will fully comply with a European Union Court of Justice order to halt controversial logging in a pristine forest. The Bialowieza Forest is one of Europe's last primeval … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 
Sustainable logging benefits environment and economy
File photo shows logging activity at Mukim Batu Yon forest in Merapoh, Kuala Lipis in Pahang. — Bernama photo Zulkipli Abd Rani IPOH: The mention of logging usually brings to mind deforestation, river pollution, destruction of wildlife habitats and even … Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:43 am EST

 




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