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NZ Greens back timber industry

The Green Party in New Zealand says it will offer a NZ$ 1 million prize for the first company to build a 10-storey structural timber building in New Zealand. Source: Fairfax NZ News, Stuff.co.nz
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NSW bioenergy discredited by Greens

The O’Farrell government has opened the way for the state’s forests to be used to generate electricity in a move blasted by the Greens as “devastating”. Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
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Ta Ann splits greens with peace deal but guarantees work

There appears to be a split in the environmental movement over a peace deal struck between three major green groups and the veneer producer Ta Ann Tasmania. Source: ABC News
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Green’s support of CLT shows lack of knowledge

The Greens believe Tasmania’s sprawling hardwood plantation estate would be worth more if the trees were not used to feed a pulp mill. Source: 7News, Timberbiz
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Green light for Greens on protests

An anti-pulp mill demonstration is set to trigger a move to scrap the forestry peace deal. Sources: Timberbiz, The Examiner
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Tas Greens want to target Gunns’ buyers

The Tasmanian Greens want the receivers of the collapsed timber company Gunns to make public the six investors interested in the company’s assets. Sources: ABC News, 7 News
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Greens want coal plants not biomass

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, said Australians could expect to see a stream of desperate anti-forestry campaigns. Source: Timberbiz
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Greens out on a limb on forestry policy

The Australian Forest Products Association has slammed the Greens policy to oppose native forestry and wood chipping as naïve, unfounded in science and impractical. Source: Timberbiz
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Greens money on undervalued logs

Bass Greens Kim Booth is risking his reputation thousands of dollars of his own money in his crusade against Forestry Tasmania. Source: The Examiner
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Foresters and greens at loggerheads in WA

The WA Greens have made fresh claims that native forests are worth more to the taxpayer left standing than if they are logged, prompting a furious response from foresters. Source: The West Australian
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