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APP wants Abbott to invest in Indonesian forests

The pulp and paper company that went from environmental zero to hero last year has now called on the Abbott government to invest some of its Direct Action funding into protecting Indonesian forests. Source: The Brisbane Times
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World forests may hold 20% more carbon

The world’s forests could hold 20% more carbon than previously thought, according to a study. Source: Climate Spectator
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Too many forests locked up reignites debate

Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s declaration that too many of the country’s forests are “locked up” has met a furious response from the Tasmanian state government and environmentalists. Sources: The Australian, ABC News

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New Forests could spend $400 to buy Forest Enterprises Australia

Sydney based New Forest group is competing with four international players to buy Forest Enterprises Australia (FEA), which is tipped to sell for as much as $ 400 million. Source: The Australian
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Standard for Valuing Commercial Forests in Australia seminar

The Institute of Foresters of Australia in conjunction with forest industry specialists Pöyry Management Consulting Australia will launch a revised version of its ‘Standard for Valuing Commercial Forests in Australia’ at a seminar in Melbourne on Friday November 8. Source: Timberbiz
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10 of the best rain forests in the world

Rain forests are natural theme parks, packed with plant, animal, and human diversity, says Federico Solano of the Rainforest Alliance. Source: USA Today
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City Forests reaps record dividend

Strong international log demand will see City Forests owner the Dunedin City Council reap a record NZ$ 4.4 million dividend for the year to June. Source: Otage Daily Times
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Farewell to forests after 44 years

When George Hadler’s colleagues farewell the Department of Conservation area manager on Friday, it will mark the end of his 44-year involvement with the Department of Conservation and the New Zealand Forest Service. Sources: Stuff, Timaru Herald
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More injuries in NZ forests

A forestry worker in Rotorua, New Zealand is in hospital with serious injuries after a tree fell on him. Source: One News
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New Forests deal for Tarpeena Sawmill

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) announced two deals for funding bioenergy projects. Sources: Climate Spectator, The Border Watch, 4-Traders
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