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Mark Poynter

Mark Poynter is a professional forester with 40 years experience. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Foresters of Australia and his book, Saving Australia's Forests and its Implications, was published in 2007.


Threatened species or extinct industries?
Environment - 3/04/2017 - 9 comments
Andrew's government to deliver unemployment double whammy to Gippsland?
Environment - 7/11/2016 - 8 comments
New national park won't save possum
Environment - 29/04/2015 - 10 comments
Push to close Australia's native timber industry to 'save' forest carbon based on flawed science
Environment - 17/11/2014 - 6 comments
Science the biggest loser from Tasmanian World Heritage decision
Environment - 17/07/2014 - 11 comments
When the 'green dream' becomes a bushfire nightmare
Environment - 2/06/2014 - 12 comments
ABC Fact Check Unit loses its way in the Tasmanian wilderness
Environment - 3/04/2014 - 24 comments
Victoria’s forests: to burn or not to burn?
Environment - 11/12/2013 - 7 comments
Koalas in timber plantations: a testing issue for FSC certification
Environment - 21/11/2013
Outlawing eco-based secondary boycotts
Environment - 9/10/2013 - 11 comments
Is there room for science in the Tasmanian World Heritage dispute?
Environment - 13/09/2013 - 8 comments
Greater use of national parks is a worthy consideration
Environment - 29/07/2013 - 11 comments
Tasmania’s World Heritage Area extension all about politics
Environment - 12/07/2013 - 6 comments
The Greens' burning problem
Environment - 11/02/2013 - 31 comments
Tassie's forests: deal or no deal?
Environment - 6/12/2012 - 2 comments
Tasmania’s broken ‘forests peace talks’ expose the ugly face of eco-extortion
Environment - 7/11/2012 - 10 comments
Myths, politics, and Leadbeater’s Possum
Environment - 29/10/2012 - 8 comments
Gunns, forestry, and the flawed notion of 'social licence'
Environment - 9/10/2012 - 13 comments
Tasmania's forestry debacle
Environment - 24/08/2012 - 16 comments
Time to investigate 'Green' media spin
Media - 26/03/2012 - 12 comments
Logging and bushfires
Environment - 25/01/2012 - 6 comments
Tasmania’s forests: pushing a Greens’ vision onto unwilling locals
Environment - 29/08/2011 - 22 comments
Tasmania: When 'Green' philanthropy becomes a wrecking ball
Environment - 21/07/2011 - 43 comments
GetUp! and ENGO supporters being betrayed by deceitful campaigning
Environment - 14/07/2011 - 16 comments
Tasmania's forests: GetUp! and the media versus a Legislative Council Inquiry
Environment - 6/07/2011 - 63 comments
Climate Commission needs to re-think forest carbon
Environment - 27/06/2011 - 9 comments
Markets for change: when anti-logging activism morphs into extortion
Environment - 20/05/2011 - 8 comments
Just how green are The Greens?
Environment - 13/10/2010 - 45 comments
Gunns capitulates to misinformation and bullying
Environment - 24/09/2010 - 27 comments
The Greens: fuelling the forest debate
Environment - 17/08/2010 - 9 comments
Tasmania fumes over media misconduct
Media - 7/07/2010 - 25 comments
Peace in Tasmania’s forests?
Environment - 17/06/2010 - 63 comments
Unnecessarily alarmist headlines about forestry poorly reflect the science
Science & Technology - 18/05/2010 - 3 comments
Crossing the line from academia to activism
Environment - 9/04/2010 - 40 comments
Something's in the water at the ABC
Environment - 5/03/2010 - 53 comments
Deforestation deceit reflects badly on environmental campaigners
Environment - 18/11/2009 - 16 comments
Fuel reduction burning - misunderstood and irrationally maligned
Environment - 16/09/2009 - 23 comments
'Saving' Australia’s forests for carbon - valid science or 'green' activism?
Environment - 16/07/2009 - 23 comments
The politics of bushfires
Environment - 18/03/2009 - 14 comments
Ignoring fact, logic, and expertise
Environment - 9/12/2008 - 21 comments
Blurring the lines between science and political activism
Environment - 30/10/2008 - 56 comments
The rise of blogging, mainstream media, and Victoria’s river red gum forests
Media - 14/08/2008 - 11 comments
Seeing wood, trees and forests
Environment - 21/12/2007 - 12 comments
All-year-round commitment the key to managing forest fire
Environment - 5/02/2007 - 8 comments
Fired-up forests have more impact than the loggers
Environment - 30/11/2006 - 11 comments
Logging to save the planet
Environment - 27/10/2006 - 28 comments
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