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No simple matter: logging and conservation are not polar opposites, and controlled harvesting can fund the protection of forests. No simple matter: logging and conservation are not polar opposites, and controlled harvesting can fund the protection of forests. AAP/Greenpeace/Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

Can forest conservation and logging be reconciled?

Is there a role for logging in ensuring the future of the world’s tropical forests and their rich diversity of plants and animals? For many this idea is absurd, because timber production achieving conservation…
Buying this will make you feel good, but should it? Buying this will make you feel good, but should it? turkeychik

Explainer: is recycled paper really better for the environment?

For many years, individual consumers, industries and governments have all purchased printing and writing paper made with a high recycled-fibre content. Why? Because they believe it is the most responsible…
Cosy, sure, unless your house is on fire. Cosy, sure, unless your house is on fire. sediger/Flickr

Firewood and biodiversity - are we burning their homes to warm ours?

The issue of firewood management has recently attracted renewed attention in Victoria, where the State Government has changed the regulations on collecting firewood from State Forests. Firewood is cheap…

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