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WA landowners face charges for alleged illegal land clearing of more than 470ha of bush

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

Three Western Australian landowners faced charges for alleged illegal land clear­ing of more than 470ha of bush, reported Farm Weekly, (27/9/2007, p.15). Read the rest of this entry »

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Tropical feed-grasses outperform other forage crops: more forage, less soil erosion

Posted by gmarkets on 4 October, 2007

Tropical grasses were almost certain to play an increased role in grazing systems, reported The Land (26/7/2007, p.15). Read the rest of this entry »

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Feasability study into income stream to NSW landholders for conservation services

Posted by gmarkets on 20 September, 2007

New South Wales’ Western Catchment Management Authority has announced a tender for a feasibility study to determine how the Western Division Conservation Trust Group can initiate a self-generating Trust using Australian and NSW Government funds to facilitate an income stream to landholders for conservation services, according to The Sydney Morning Herald (13/8/2007, p. 27. Read the rest of this entry »

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Flannery swoops in to PNG to do deals with villages: plans a forest-trading carbon market with Google Earth satellite data and “ebay-like” trade, by industrial firms

Posted by gmarkets on 20 September, 2007

Australian of the Year Dr Flannery gave an address in the Papua New Guinea capital, Port Moresby, calling on industrialised nations buy credits he would sell on behalf of PNG villages, reported The Canberra Times (21/8/2007, p. 2). Read the rest of this entry »

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WA pastoralists asked to vote on the Government’s proposed model for environmental management of the rangelands

Posted by gmarkets on 19 September, 2007

Western Australia’s pastoralists would have the opportunity to have a direct say on the State Government’s proposed model for pastoral leases for environmental management of the rangelands by getting to vote on the model, reported Farm Weekly, (06/09/2007, p.12) quoting State Planning and Infrastructure Minister Alannah McTiernan.

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