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HalfCut launch the PSS Fitness Challenge

What's your New Years' resolution? If it involves looking after yourself and the planet you'll want to join the HalfCut PSS 30 Day Fitness Challenge.

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Results of Daintree aquatic ecology survey

An aquatic ecology survey in a Daintree lowland rainforest stream has identified fourteen species of fish in an undisturbed ecosystem. 

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Big Year for Daintree Buyback with six properties purchased for conservation

It's been a big year for the protection of land in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest with six properties purchased for conservation. We are now working towards the inclusion of these properties in the Daintree National Park. Thank you to all of our wonderful donors!

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No bridge across the Daintree River. The people have spoken!

Rainforest 4 Foundation supporters were up in arms at the news that Douglas Shire Council was considering a bridge across the Daintree River. In response, we launched a petition and made a formal submission in opposition to the proposed bridge. Now the results are in. 

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Destruction in the Daintree

Criminals have damaged our tree planting site in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest. More than 400 rainforest trees, some of them established through the donations of a ten year old boy who chipped in all his pocket money, have been ripped from the earth and left on the ground to die. 

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Warning on risks to the Daintree Rainforest and World Heritage values

Dr Steven Turton issues a warning on the threats to the Daintree Lowland Rainforest and its World Heritage values. 

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Proposed Daintree Bridge: Formal submission and petition delivered to Douglas Shire Council

A formal submission and a petition signed by over 8,000 people have been presented to the Douglas Shire Council in opposition to the proposed bridge over the Daintree River 

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Ten reasons a bridge over the Daintree is a terrible idea

The Daintree Lowland Rainforest is the only place on Earth where two World Heritage sites exist side-by-side. It is home to the oldest tropical rainforest in the World and boasts the greatest diversity of plants and animals found in Australia. There are more tree species in one hectare of the Daintree than in all of the UK.

Right now, the local government – Douglas Shire Council – has tabled plans to build a bridge over the Daintree River. At the moment, the only way to cross the river and enter the Daintree Lowland Rainforest is by vehicular barge.

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Stop the Daintree River Bridge: an open letter

A bridge over the Daintree River will undermine decades of conservation efforts in the Daintree Rainforest

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Saving Daintree’s Lot 157 and its exceptional biodiversity

If we could buy just one property in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest for conservation Lot 157 Cape Tribulation Road at Diwan would be the one. The endangered Cassowary, rare Bennett’s Tree-kangaroo, and the Musky Rat-kangaroo are all found here, however, on this 8.0937-hectare property, it is the rainforest itself that is exceptionally important.

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