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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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New petition calls for Daintree conservation plan

Rainforest 4 is calling on all three levels of government to work together on a conservation management plan for the Daintree Lowland Rainforest.

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Ride for Rainforest targets Earth Frequency

When Earth Frequency Festival takes place on 15 February, a group of punters will have got there under their own steam. The first annual Rainforest Ride will see ten people cycle for four days from Mullumbimby, through the Scenic Rim to Ivory’s Rock where the festival takes place.

 

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Rainforest Ride to Earth Frequency Festival

Join Paul and Mikala in riding 222 km over 4 days and 3 nights through some of the most unique rainforest ecosystems on the planet - into the heart of an ancient 23 million-year-old volcano.

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First rainforest tree of 2019 will be one of many

We’ve planted the first rainforest tree of 2019. Join us as we make this one of thousands more to be planted throughout the year.

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