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Scoop Images: Clearfelled Rainforest

Where there used to be trees. Photos of clearfelled native forest in Southland from the Ecologic Foundation.


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For background see...


Press Release 1
Revelations today of the large-scale clearance of virgin native forests for firewood were a national disgrace, the Ecologic Foundation said today. See... Native Forests For Firewood Scandal in the Politics wire


Press Release 2
It is extremely disappointing to all those who want to save Southland native forests to have Forest and Bird opposing any compensation deal with the Maori landowners, the Ecologic Foundation said today. See... Forest And Bird Is Main Obstacle To Compensation in the Politics wire



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