A conversation with Miranda Gibson, an Australian conservationist who is protesting – in a unique and remarkable way – the clearcut felling of Tasmania’s old growth eucalypt rainforests. On the 14th of December 2011 Miranda climbed a rope to the top of a tree on the slopes of Mount Mueller in Southwest Tasmania and vowed to stay there until the forest was protected: which means that on the 19th November 2012, the day this podcast was recorded, she had already spent 340 days 60m above ground…
Disclaimer: This podcast has been produced by Talking Naturally to support conservation.No fees were charged or accepted by myself or Talking Naturally for making this podcast.
Support Miranda via the following links:
Cyber action – click here to send a message to the companies who are selling Tasmanian forest destuction.
Still Wild Still Threatened – The Observer Tree is a project by Still Wild Still Threatened. We are a grassroots group standing up for Tasmania’s threatened forests.
Taann.net - Information on Ta Ann and Tasmanian forest destruction.
Huon Valley Environment Centre – Forest defence in Southern Tasmania
NativeForest.net – Blog for Tasmanian forest actions
Markets for Change – Market-based campaigning for the forests
No Harvey No – Stop Harvey Norman selling native forest destruction!
Miranda in The Observer Tree: firstname.lastname@example.org
Still Wild Still Threatened: email@example.com
You are invited to the Observer Tree event of the year!! Please join me on December 14th to celebrate my anniversary in the tree. That’s right…one year in the tree! And to celebrate we’re having a global cyber event – Anyone with internet access can join the party! It’s easy! Here’s how:
- On Dec 14th get a group of friends together.
- Visit this website and watch live stream as I talk to the world from the tree tops. You can even send in comments and questions for me! As well as hear from guest speakers live streaming from around the world.
- Sign the virtual guest book! Post your comments, pictures, and videos – Tell the world why you want to see forests protected.
- Our livestream will be integrated with facebook and twitter, so you can use your social networks to spread the word.
You can join in as an individual, with a group of friends, or host your own public event. Let us know what you’re planning when you register and if your event is public, we’ll promote it for you!
Or attend one of these free public events:
Brisbane- Turnstyle Community Hub, 10 Laura St, Highgate Hill
Melbourne – State Library Steps from 6pm.
More to be announced.
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