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February 8th, 2012

Landholders rush to establish carbon forests

Landholders spiralling interest in carbon forests has resulted in CO2 Australia investing an estimated $23.3 million in rural economies during 2011 and partnering with more than 300 farming families.

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Jan 27, 2012

Carbon Forestry 2012 planned for Australasia

What a year it’s been for those involved in carbon markets. A raft of new legislation, a jump followed by a dramatic drop-off in carbon pricing and then a slow-down in trading.

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Plantation plan is the key to future growth, says inquiry

The Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries & Forestry has issued the findings of its inquiry into the forestry sector.

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22 November 2011

Researcher selected for groundbreaking forests study

The Minister for Climate Change, Cassy O’Connor today announced CO2 Australia Limited as the successful consultant who will carry out groundbreaking research into the carbon stored in Tasmania’s forests.

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Oct 2, 2011

Factbox: Australia-Norway plan to rescue U.N. climate talks

(Reuters) - Australia and Norway have crafted a proposal they hope will get troubled global climate talks back on track and win agreement on a broader climate pact by 2015.

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October 7, 2011

Landmark conservation buy gives to indigenous owners

In a landmark, first-of-its kind, acquisition for conservationists a global conservation group has led the purchase of Fish River Station, a former cattle station in the Northern Territory, and is to hand it back to indigenous traditional owners.

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September 5, 2011

Old-growth forests won't save planet

IN AUSTRALIA, too often we're told the solution to all environmental problems is locking all native forests in unmanaged reserves, where they'll be immortal, grow forever and continuously suck large amounts of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.

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Aug 18, 2011

Gunns : Forest Agreement Negotiations

Tasmania, Australia, Aug 18, 2011 - Gunns Limited Managing Director, Mr Greg L'Estrange, today welcomed the Tasmanian Government's decision to appoint a probity auditor to review Gunns' contracts but sought assurances that the process would be expedited to end the onerous uncertainty the decision has created.

Mr L'Estrange said the transparency that an audit process should bring was welcomed but was concerned with recent comments made about Gunns involvement in the Forest Agreements process.

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August 20, 2011

Time to fell obstacles to tracing wood products

There is a massive re-rating of native forest going on, even as world resolve to tackle climate change crumbles.

Australia passes national carbon trading scheme for agriculture, forestry


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