Australian government outlaws illegal logging

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Welcome news from November 21st – the Australian Federal Government has passed the Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill in order to crack down on the multi-billion dollar illegal logging trade. Good news for all who are concerned about deforestation, human rights abuses, land theft, corruption, and organised crime.

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Daintree rainforest, Queensland, Australia. Image by Thomas Schoch at, licensed under Creative Commons.

[Post featured image: Tropical rainforest. Image by sayamindu, licensed under Creative Commons.]

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