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Byron Shire
October 18, 2021

Carnage of land and wildlife continues

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I have just been listening to the wonderful Jackie French, author, prolific gardener and wombat lover, on ABC radio speaking about her recent book Let the Land Speak.

May I suggest it is a book that every Australian should consider reading, giving the continued carnage of the land and wildlife, chronic pollution and ever-increasing climate change.

In particular, members of the EPA and Forestry NSW, who continue to make irresponsible, deadly decisions regarding habitat of koalas and other endangered species, would do well to read this.

Sally F Greene, Byron Bay

 


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