The Mercury article: Hi-tech forest battle

“TASMANIAN protesters are taking a new hi-tech approach to getting their anti-forestry message to the public.

Still Wild Still Threatened yesterday set up a 60m-high tree sit-in at the TN044B logging coupe near Maydena inside the 430,000ha being assessed for reserve status under the forestry peace deal.

The “Observer Tree” will be occupied by SWST’s Miranda Gibson, who was one of two activists assaulted by workers during a protest in 2008.

Speaking to the media via mobile phone from the platform, Ms Gibson said she would maintain a blog and a web camera to broadcast to the world…”

Read more of the article at The Mercury website

Posted on December 15, 2011, in News Articles. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. South East Forest Rescue

    You ROCK!!!

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