Queensland native forestry can help achieve global environment goals

7 Jul 2023
This native forest in southern Queensland has been selectively harvested three times since the 1950s and is almost ready for another harvest. Image: Dr Tyron Venn

Research conducted by The University of Queensland has revealed that Queensland native forestry, including timber harvesting, could actually help conserve biodiversity and mitigate climate risks.

Dr Tyron Venn, from UQ’s School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability reviewed more than 350 publications, studying the ecological and economic impacts of Queensland native forest management, which includes everything from fire management to timber harvesting.

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