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Rainforest Rescue, the charity to which Krista Bernard devoted so much of her life, released a statement yesterday in memory of their friend, colleague and fellow activist, who lost her life on the weekend.

‘Rainforest Rescue is greatly saddened by the loss of Krista Bernard, a much loved and respected member of our staff. We grieve for her, for the family and partner she left behind, and for the many friends who cherished her. Our community and the world have lost a woman of enormous capacity and humility – a person who lived her values and valued all that was most precious about our planet.’


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  1. I met the “Amazing” Krista Bernard around 2002 – 2004 in Brisbane. It is very sad news to hear of her passing. Although I have not seen Krista for quite a few years. I’ve read articles by Krista, here and there, always feeling better knowing that she was out there on the job, awakening people to lifes’ beauty and challenges. The world shines brightly due to Kristas’ love and enthusiasm for life. What a teacher!! Blessings and love to family and friends. Kate Pell xxx


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