Conservationists urge re-think of forest agreements


Twenty years after the end of the so-called forestry wars, environmental scientists and conservationists are urging the Australian governments to rethink the way they regulate native forest logging.

Regional Forest Agreements were designed to end conflicts between loggers, conservationists and governments and base the native forest industry on sustainable management principles, but researchers say they are based on outdated science and need to be updated.


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