Save Tasmania’s old forests

This video from Australia says about itself:

Green Left TV interviewed tree-sit protester Miranda Gibson. Miranda is in the eighth month (as of August 2012) of her indefinite campaign to have Tasmania‘s old growth forests protected from logging.

Follow Miranda at her blog

Two new mines are being assessed within the Tarkine rainforest in north-west Tasmania. The Tarkine is well known for the public battles to save it from logging, and was given emergency National Heritage listing in 2009: here.

August 2012. The “sustainability roadmap” issued recently by controversial Indonesia deforester Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) dramatically backtracks on a series of promises it has made – and broken – previously, an analysis by the Riau NGO coalition Eyes on the Forest has found: here.

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