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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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Six things you (probably) don't know about the Cassowary

 

The Southern Cassowary is a large flightless bird that in Australia is found only in the wet tropical rainforests of Queensland. Southern Cassowaries consume over 150 different fruits and play a vital role as seed dispersers in the rainforest. Due to the destruction and fragmentation of their rainforest habitats, these large charismatic birds are classified as Vulnerable to extinction.

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Join our next Daintree Road Closure in January

On the 13th of January, our project partners Daintree Life are planting 2,500 rainforest trees to permanently close another two service roads in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest. Rainforest 4 is committed to winding back the negative impacts of development in the Daintree. We’ve joined with local partners Daintree Life to close down five service roads and now we need you to get involved! 

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Road Closure a Victory for Daintree Conservation

A significant conservation outcome for the Daintree Rainforest has occurred as roads associated with a failed rural residential subdivision begin to be closed. Reversing the impacts of development has been a long-held vision for Kelvin Davies, an advocate for the conservation of the area.

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Wildlife, Climate, People and Planet: why we need rainforests more than ever

The world’s rainforests are disappearing faster than ever before. Why that’s important to you and me can be summed up in four words – Wildlife, Climate, People and Planet. 

Every day more than 30,000 hectares of tropical rainforest are lost across the planet, with the same amount damaged and degraded.

 

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R4: Australia's new rainforest charity

Australia’s newest rainforest charity Rainforest 4 to focus on wildlife, climate, people and planet.

There’s a new kid on the block for rainforest conservation in Australia and abroad. Rainforest 4, which launched in November 2018 will focus on protecting and restoring the Earth’s rainforests.

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