Tasmania’s rainforest at risk from mining

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La forêt de Tasmanie tiraillée entre l’entrée au patrimoine mondial de l’Unesco et l’exploitation minière

Diable de Tasmanie © AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD

Considered one of Australia’s natural wonders, the Tarkine Wilderness in Tasmania contains the southern hemisphere’s largest temperate rainforest as well as ancient Aboriginal sites. Home to dozens of endangered species, it also has a unique landscape of karst gorges and cave systems. But that may not be enough to save it.

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