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Clearcut near Mount Wedge and Lake Gordon, Tasmania

Burned tree stump in clearcut, Tasmania, between Florentine Valley and Mount Wedge. .... Forestry Tasmania and contracted companies cut these forests for wood pulp, then burn the leftovers, drops 1080 poison to kill the wildlife. Plantation forest or "native forest is then grown its place. Forest activists in Tasmania maintain that the government's forestry policy is destroying the environment and that 90% of Tasmania's old growth forest is already gone.

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2008 Dave Walsh
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Tasmania Deforestation - Forest Protest
Burned tree stump in clearcut, Tasmania, between Florentine Valley and Mount Wedge. .... Forestry Tasmania and contracted companies cut these forests for wood pulp, then burn the leftovers, drops 1080 poison to kill the wildlife. Plantation forest or "native forest is then grown its place. Forest activists in Tasmania maintain that the government's forestry policy is destroying the environment and that 90% of Tasmania's old growth forest is already gone.