Regional Forest Agreements fail to meet their aims

Pullinger, P. 2015. Pulling a swiftie: systemic Tasmanian Govenrment approval of logging known to damage Swift Parrot habitat. Environment Tasmania

Aim: 
To highlight regulatory failings in the protection of Swift Parrot
Type of Study: 
Report
Key Results: 
Decisions are being made to log Swift Parrot breeding habitat against recommendations of experts
Response: 
Seven recommendations given including regulatory reviews at a State and Commonwealth level, inprovements of threatened species protections, increased resourcing of DPIPWE and formal gazettal of informal reserves
Locations: 
Tasmania
Ecosystem: 
Sclerophyll forests
Full Reference: 
Pullinger, P. 2015. Pulling a swiftie: systemic Tasmanian Govenrment approval of logging known to damage Swift Parrot habitat. Environment Tasmania