Category Archives: Forests

Logging ‘dries up WA’

Article from the Weekend Financial Review 16-17 of  November, 2013 (page 10) “The report found 62% of the decline in rainfall in the State’s South West is directly linked to logging” This isn’t new informatiion. The West Australian State Government have … Continue reading

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Urgent action required – against plans to increase native logging in WA

The EPA has given its approval to ramp up native logging to as much as 10,000 AFL sized football ovals per year (1,000sq km over 10 years).  That is twice as much logging as they are currently doing now. Please … Continue reading

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Plant more trees – big ones

WA’s land clearing exacerbates drought.   In drought-stricken south-west WA, rainfall tends to be restricted to areas of native vegetation. (This is an article from the Australian Financial Review in May, 2013) Government subsidies directed to Western Australia’s struggling wheatbelt … Continue reading

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Response to article in The West Australian – Re Point Peron

See article –  500-pen marina sets sail http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/wa/16931195/500-pen-marina-sets-sail/ (30th of April, 2013 – pg 4) Our response; It must be noted that a 500 pen marina has already been approved near the existing cafe strip (more to be said on this, but … Continue reading

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Texas Fertilizer Explosion – Negligent Planning

Never trust a Right Wing Conservative Government to put community welfare above developers profits. A residential development should never have been allowed near this fertilizer plant in West, Texas. Here in WA our State Government is proposing to build an … Continue reading

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