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# logging - Monday 3 February, 2020

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.

# logging - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.

# logging - Friday 21 March, 2014

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.

# logging - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

'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.

# logging - Thursday 1 September, 2011

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.”