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SPARKS FLY OVER PROPOSAL TO CONNECT DAINTREE TO MAINS POWER

A recently revised development proposal by the Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch pushing for reticulated power north of the Daintree River has re-ignited residents’ concerns over how this would negatively impact the pristine World Heritage value environment they live in and the tourism it generates.

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Rainforest 4 Climate is the motivation for ReForest Now!

The non-profit organisation Reforest Now was established with the objective of planting trees to restore rainforest ecosystems. Kelvin Davies interviewed the founders, Maximo Bottaro and Michael Martin about their work and vision for the future.

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We take a look at Daintree Life!

This week Samantha Morris caught up with Dave Pinson and Connie Kerr, the founders of Daintree Life, to ask about their work and vision for the Daintree Rainforest.

 

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Rescue of Sumatran Orangutans and their rainforest begins

Rainforest 4 has added its support to the Orangutan Information Centre and their overwhelmingly positive action to protect and restore rainforest in Sumatra, which has included the planting of 1,775,153 trees!

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Daintree Rainforest FAQ’s

Where is the Daintree Rainforest, why is it so important and what’s being done to protect it? We've responded with answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Daintree Lowland Rainforest.

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Lamington Spiny Crayfish makes an appearance!

This Lamington Spiny Crayfish has made a rare appearance in the at Springbrook National Park in February. This bright blue freshwater crayfish, or "yabby" is a Threatened species classified a Vulnerable to Extinction.

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Mike Berwick’s TEDx Talk recounts the Daintree Blockade

In his TEDx talk, former Douglas Shire Mayor Mike Berwick recounts the Daintree Blockade and World Heritage listing of the Wet Tropics and calls for more action to save the Daintree from the threat of development.

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Road Closure to Save the Daintree Continues

Thanks to our generous donors we are continuing to support our partners Daintree Life in closing roads by planting trees in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest. On the 6th of March, additional trees were planted in Cow Bay to close a gap in the canopy.

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Further Buyback Needed to Protect the Daintree Rainforest

Kelvin Davies explains why land in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest is at risk of development and makes the case for ongoing "buyback" to protect the Daintree forever.  

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Planting begins for Byron Shire's rainforest birds

Some of Australia’s most beautiful rainforest birds are threatened with extinction due to the loss of their rainforest habitat. In response, Rainforest 4 is supporting the work of Reforest Now on a new project to restore sub-tropical rainforest habitat in the Byron Shire at Upper Wilsons Creek, NSW. 

 

 

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