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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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Endangered plants on Lot 157 need your help!

Rare, endangered, and endemic, plants found on Lot 157 Cape Tribulation Road justify its immediate purchase and protection. 

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Saving the Daintree Rainbowfish

The Daintree Rainbowfish was only discovered in 2018 yet it has already been listed as Critically Endangered. They are only known to exist in the Cooper and Hutchinson creek systems of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest and the number one action needed to ensure their survival is habitat protection. 

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Stop the Daintree River Bridge

A bridge over the Daintree River will cause irreversible damage to World Heritage values and will fuel further development along the Daintree coast. Thousands of people have added their voice to calls to urgently stop this bridge.

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Land Clearing in the Daintree Must be Stopped

On my most recent visit to the Daintree Rainforest, I went to see a property I was planning to purchase for conservation only to find someone else has beaten us to it. The outcome is devastating. 

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