Tasmanian Timber Giant Retreats from Old Growth Logging

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déforestation ; tasmanie ; forêt primaire ; gunns ltd ; greg l'estrange ; wilderness society ; environment tasmania ; australian conservation foundation

Des militants de la Wilderness Society sur une plage de Sydney lors d’un rassemblement contre la société Gunns Limited. Octobre 2007. AUSTRALIE © AFP PHOTO/Greg WOOD

Australian environmental groups are rejoicing as the new head of Tasmanian timber company Gunns Limited announced the company will move away from logging native forests and develop plantation-based products.

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