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I am including this article from 1991 because it gives a really good background of the 1986 Australian Government policy: “The National Rainforest Conservation Program – NRCP, 1986”. I will…

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The Daintree Blockade was a significant environmental protest that took place in 19831. It was a 10-month-long demonstration led by local residents to prevent the bulldozing of native forest for a new road north1. The protest played a crucial role in raising awareness about the Daintree Rainforest and the importance of preserving it. The Daintree Blockade is considered one of Australia’s most iconic environmental protests2.

November 30th 2023 will mark the 40th anniversary of the Daintree blockade protests,which paved the way for World Heritage status of the Daintree Rainforest. I recommend watching the feature length…

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