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Community forum about the Great Koala National Park proposal

April 22, 2022

A community forum in Coffs Harbour on April 28 will give federal election candidates a chance to publicly state their position on the proposed Great Koala National Park (GKNP).   The forum will coincide with public hearings by the NSW parliamentary inquiry into the future...

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Ending native forest logging will reduce extreme bushfire risk, new study shows

April 22, 2022

Ground-breaking research by the Australian National University has found logging native forests increases the risk of catastrophic bushfires. [1]  The study's authors warn that logging is not just increasing the risk of severe fires, but also the risk to human lives and safety.   Lead...

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Labor revives the Murray-Darling Basin Plan to revive rivers

April 08, 2022

JOINT STATEMENT: Nature Conservation Council of NSW | Environment Victoria | Conservation South Australia State conservation councils today congratulated Labor on its five-point plan to revive the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, saying it was a refreshing change after years of the Coalition seeking to undermine...

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An alternative vision for South Coast forests — free public forum, Moruya, April 4

March 28, 2022

Internationally acclaimed forest ecologist Professor David Lindenmayer is headline speaker at a public forum in Moruya next Monday, April 4, called to discuss on the future of native forest management on the South Coast.  The forum, titled An Alternative Vision for South Coast Forests,...

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Robust accounting key for successful farm carbon and biodiversity markets

March 22, 2022

The Nature Conservation Council welcomes the NSW Government’s $125 million Primary Industries Productivity and Abatement Program. [1]  “The farm sector has an enormous role to play in tackling the climate and extinction crises,” NCC Chief Executive Chris Gambian said.  “The Primary Industries Productivity and Abatement...

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