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No more government money for Forestry Tasmania

Tasmanian State Resources Minister Paul Harriss said that Forestry Tasmania would not receive any taxpayer subsidies in the new financial year. Source: The Examiner
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High tech needs more than high school

Jobs in southern Oregon lumber mills go increasingly to people with college degrees, a change in a region where young people used to make a good living in the timber business right out of high school. Source: The Chron
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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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More OH&S prosecutions likely in NZ

More prosecutions of forestry operators for health and safety law breaches are likely in New Zealand. Source: New Zealand Herald.
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More slanging matches in Tassie parliament

Legislative Councillors in Tasmania have denied playing politics over the forestry issue in a heated exchange at a parliamentary committee reviewing Government Business Enterprises. Source: The Examiner
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Koalas need more than eucalypts

The koala is a nocturnal tree-hugger that sleeps a lot and is fussy about which eucalyptus leaves to eat and the latest research suggests efforts to save koalas from extinction by protecting their habitat may be barking up the wrong tree. Source: ABC News
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More benefits to farming trees than carbon

‘Best practice’ carbon farming that considers more than just the carbon in trees is needed if the full benefits of trees in the landscape are to be realised by farmers, landholders, and the community. Source: CSIRO
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Boral to face more hard times

Building products maker Boral is preparing for another difficult year after suffering a $ 212 million annual loss. Source: AAP
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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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More federal funding to help bed down forestry peace deal

The Federal Government is spending another $ 2 million to build community support for the forest peace deal. Source: ABC News
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