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Views And Perspectives: Why Does Australia Have 'Forest Wars'?

Dargavel, John


The governance of Australia’s forests has been highly contentious for 40 years, with many environmental conflicts between wood production and conservation that became known as ‘forest wars’. Although much has been written during and about them, relatively little has been written about why they continue and why apparent resolutions do not hold in Australia while they do in some other countries. This paper introduces a brief history of the Australian forests from European settlement to the onset...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: International Review of Environmental History
DOI: 10.22459/IREH.04.01.2018.04
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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