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Global Warming and timber
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Forest Resources
Department of forestry and fisheries

Forest Conservation, management and harvesting
State forests of NSW
Department of Infrastructure, planning and natural resources

Greenhouse gas induced global warming
The Australian greenhouse office

Australian Forestry Standard
Australian Foresty Standard

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Forest and wood products

For a detailed, independent analysis of the environment and timber production see:
Attiwill P., England J. and Whittaker K. (2001) The environmnetal credentials of production, manufacture and re-use of wood fibre in Australia. A report prepared for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Australia. September 2001.