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# Logging

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# Logging
Dozens of koalas die and 80 treated for injuries and starvation after Australian habitat logged
Those responsible could face steep fines under laws designed to protect Australia’s native wildlife.
# Amazon
Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation
They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.
Voices
Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?
Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.
# coillte
'2,500 jobs jeopardised' by sale of Coillte's harvesting rights - report
The Irish Timber Council, representing the country’s sawmills, says that the entire industry is at risk from the proposed sell-off of harvesting rights on Coillte forests.
# Trapped
Trapped lumberjack cut off five of his own toes to free himself
Jon Hutt, 61, said the pain was excruciating, adding: “I would cut for a while and then I had to rest.”