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Biodiversity

National Threatened Species Day

Media Release - National Threatened Species Day marks the day the last thylacine died in Tasmania. Under the Hodgman Government, much of our remaining native wildlife faces a similar fate.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Sep 2019

United Nations Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - Adjournment

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff discusses the summarial findings from the United Nations Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 May 2019

Protection Needed for Peter Murrell Reserve

Parliamentary Activity - Ms WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, the Peter Murrell Conservation Area in Kingston is facing the prospect of a new sewerage pipeline to be installed through it by TasWater to bring raw sewage from the Electrona, Snug and Margate areas...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Sep 2016

Look Below the Waves on Threatened Species Day

Media Release - Tasmania is known for giant kelp forests and seagrass meadows. State waters have supported the highest known marine plant variety in the world, but recent research shows a sharp decline in biodiversity.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Sep 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Funding to Provide for Skills and Employment in Forest Restoration

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes:—(a)           in 2012, the Labor Green Government delivered the Tasmanian Forest Carbon Study which assessed the amount and potential economic value of carbon sequestered...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Jun 2016

Groom Must Act on Critically Endangered Swift Parrot

Media Release - Yesterday, the Federal Government silently moved the swift parrot up to critically endangered status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Natural Heritage and Biodiversity Crisis Ignored

Parliamentary Activity - Despite biodiversity’s immense value, Tasmania’s natural heritage continues to be eroded at an alarming rate by population growth, climate change, ocean acidification, land clearing and invasive species.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 May 2016