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Rainforest logged and burnt, South Esk catchment. Picture: Rob Blakers

Interesting how de-forestation is mentioned as a negative in so many of the articles below. It’s definitely the bad guy, and for several extremely good reasons it would seem.

We could use truckloads of these for Tasmania . . . (although doubt Davids B & L would agree)

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It’s probably fair to say we have similarly beneficial (but endangered) fungi in our dwindling old growth forests. If so it’s another very good reason to stop logging them to extinction . . . .

Return of the Fungi

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A serious request for more research, or simply more time to prepare the spin . . . ?

http://miller-mccune.com/science_environment/this-just-in-more-research-needed-1646

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You do have to wonder just how strict these ‘strict environmental guidelines’ are don’t you?

http://www.ipsnews.net/africa/nota.asp?idnews=49856

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Dust to dust . . . so we definitely need to stop cutting down the forests . . .

http://www.kansascity.com/444/story/1656969.html
Anne

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