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Daintree development - why won’t governments solve the problem?

The struggle to save the Daintree Lowland Rainforest from the threat of development has been ongoing since the early 1980s. There have been many campaigns against development so the question must be asked - why won’t governments solve the problem?

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Daintree Rainforest at risk due to Covid-19

The rate of land sales in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest has rapidly escalated due to Covid-19. In response, we urgently need to increase our buyback of land and directly compete with those that would develop the world's oldest rainforest. As we are witnessing an increase in clearing for housing development we must act now.

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This book actually saves Rainforest!!

A new book will help save the Daintree Rainforest. Simon Hill has pledged 100% of the proceeds from his upcoming book - The Proof is in the Plants! - to protecting the Daintree rainforest. 

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Another Daintree property cleared

When the founder of Rainforest 4 Foundation visited the Daintree just last week, he was astounded to stumble across yet another instance of the inappropriate clearing. This time, the property shares a boundary with the Daintree National Park, so the impacts are significant.

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Mission Beach Cassowaries at risk from approved heliport development

The Cassowary is so iconic to this part of Queensland, that the local government is named Cassowary Coast Regional Council. Yet that hasn’t stopped this authority from approving a controversial new heliport development that will significantly impact the already-endangered cassowaries of Mission Beach.

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Tree planting and site tour with InGrained Foundation

It’s been 7 months since we began our Bushfire, Rainforests, and Recovery project which is removing flammable exotic plants and restoring rainforest in Northern NSW. Yesterday we headed out to a project site at Huonbrook in the Byron Bay hinterland with the InGrained Foundation to check on the progress. Our task was to plant 240 Bangalow Palms and then learn about the process of assisted natural regeneration in restoring the subtropical rainforest. 

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Daintree land buyback is a pathway to Reconciliation.

As our country formally celebrates a day synonymous with the dispossession of Aboriginal people from their land, we have an opportunity as individuals to consider the role we can play in healing the past and redefining the future.

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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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