Mahogany bridges tenures in the Daintree

The complexity of managing multi-tenured lands is shown when a valuable Mahogany traverses Cooper Creek across two adjacent properties, one within and the other outside the boundaries of Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.  Section 56 of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Protection & Management Act 1993, prohibits the destruction of a forest product, but prior [...]

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Wealth of the Daintree Rainforest

The Daintree holds a special place in Australia’s environmental conscience. How can a rainforest that has existed for an estimated 170-million years remain undiscovered until the 1970’s? How can a rainforest containing an unsurpassed richness of ancient, primitive and endemic plants be forgotten and lost? […]

By |2016-10-12T20:25:27+10:00March 12th, 2015|Uncategorized, World Heritage|0 Comments

Nature Will Prevail

A significant aspect of living in the Daintree Rainforest comes from knowledge of past inhabitants and their impacts on the land. The power given to governments to make decisions that seriously affect human capacity to live in harmony with the natural environment is important to this discussion. […]

By |2016-10-12T20:25:27+10:00March 12th, 2015|Uncategorized, World Heritage|0 Comments

World Heritage – World Class

The Primary Goal for the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area is to implement Australia’s international duty to protect, conserve, present, rehabilitate and transmit to future generations the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, within the meaning of the World Heritage Convention. The Wet Tropics World Heritage Area fulfils all four criteria described for inclusion of properties [...]

By |2016-10-12T20:25:27+10:00March 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments