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Good news for high value conservation forests in Tasmania

Date: 24-Jun-11
Author: Chris Philpot
Environmental groups and the Tasmanian logging industry have signed a final agreement to protect 570,000 hectares of ancient high conservation value forests, with the majority of it being protected immediately.

European forests growing, good news for climate

Date: 18-Jun-11
Author: AFP via The Independent (UK)
Europe's forests have been expanding at a rate of 0.8 million hectares every year for the past 20 years and are thus absorbing more carbon dioxide, according to 'The State of Europe's Forests 2011' report. This offers good news in the battle to fight climate change.

Canon's 2011 Environmental Grants Program is Now Open

Date: 17-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
Each year Canon Australia awards five grants to the sum of $5,000 to projects or organisations that can demonstrate a positive impact on Australia's natural environment and communities. Read on to find out more.

Canon's 2011 Environmental Grants Program is Now Open

Date: 17-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
Each year Canon Australia awards five grants to the sum of $5,000 to projects or organisations that can demonstrate a positive impact on Australia's natural environment and communities. Read on to find out more.

Canon's 2011 Environmental Grants Program is Now Open

Date: 17-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
Each year Canon Australia awards five grants to the sum of $5,000 to projects or organisations that can demonstrate a positive impact on Australia's natural environment and communities. Read on to find out more.

Forestry Tasmania donates more than 12,000 seedlings to community and land care groups and schools for National Tree Day in July

Date: 15-Jun-11
Author: Forestry Tasmania
Forestry Tasmania will donate more than 12,000 seedlings to community and Landcare groups and schools for National Tree Day in July. The seedlings are being raised at the Forest Nursery in Perth with seed from the Tasmanian Seed Centre. Assistant nursery manager Carlton Cox said this year's donation would bring the total seedlings given away by Forestry Tasmania to 45,000 since it began participating in National Tree Day five years ago.

Congo Bans Plastic Bags To Fight Pollution - World Environment News

Date: 10-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
The Republic of Congo has banned the production, import, sale and use of plastic bags in a move to fight environmental pollution in the Central African nation, government spokesman Bienvenu Okiemy said Thursday.

Congo To Plant A Million Hectares Of Trees By 2020

Date: 10-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
The Republic of Congo will plant 1 million hectares of trees by 2020 to restore degraded forest and provide wood for paper and fuel, the president said on Friday.

'Giving Consumers the Environmental Edge'

Date: 08-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
Planet Ark has launched Environmental Edge, a series of information-based television advertisements designed to help consumers understand the environmental benefits of a range of products and services.

'Giving Consumers the Environmental Edge'

Date: 08-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
Planet Ark has launched Environmental Edge, a series of information-based television advertisements designed to help consumers understand the environmental benefits of a range of products and services.

'Giving Consumers the Environmental Edge'

Date: 08-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
Planet Ark has launched Environmental Edge, a series of information-based television advertisements designed to help consumers understand the environmental benefits of a range of products and services.

'Giving Consumers the Environmental Edge'

Date: 08-Jun-11
Author: Lucy Band
Planet Ark has launched Environmental Edge, a series of information-based television advertisements designed to help consumers understand the environmental benefits of a range of products and services.

 

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