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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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The continuing struggle

Christine Milne

“The continuing struggle to protect Tasmania’s wild places and its clean, green image is a multi-layered story full of characters determined to challenge political short-sightedness and corporate greed. “I would encourage all Tasmanians who care about their precious environment, and particularly young Tasmanians, to study Greg’s book.

The first documented history of Tasmania’s wilderness battles launched in Hobart

Hobart 12 June 2008 Greens’ Senator Christine Milne today congratulated author Greg Buckman on the publication of “Tasmania’s Wilderness Battles: A History”, the first documented history of decades of confrontation over the Tasmanian environment.

“This book is a valuable historical reference that provides an accessible summary of all the battles from the Franklin, to Wesley Vale through to the current battle to save the Tamar Valley and Tasmania from Gunns’ polluting pulp mill.

“The continuing struggle to protect Tasmania’s wild places and its clean, green image is a multi-layered story full of characters determined to challenge political short-sightedness and corporate greed.

“I would encourage all Tasmanians who care about their precious environment, and particularly young Tasmanians, to study Greg’s book.

“If we do not learn the lessons of our history, we will continue to repeat the mistakes of the past.

“Greg’s book is a sign post to a smarter, more sustainable future for Tasmania,” Senator Milne said.

Senator Milne launched ‘Tasmania’s Wilderness Battles: A History’ outside State Parliament today.

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