Protect the takayna / Tarkine

As one of Earth’s last great wild places, it deserves secure, permanent protection.

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Protect the takayna / Tarkine

Earlier this year Damon visited Lutruwita/Tassie to experience the majesty of the takayna/Tarkine and talk with Bob Brown about why it needs to be protected and what we can do to help protect it from the current threats it faces.

The takayna / Tarkine is Australia’s largest temperate rainforest and the second largest temperate rainforest in the world. As one of Earth’s last great wild places, it deserves secure, permanent protection.

In this particular patch, 285 hectares of this ancient rainforest is under threat from becoming a toxic wasteland. Mining giant MMG wants to build a pipeline from their mine site and dump 25 million cubic metres of toxic, acid-leaching mine tailings waste on it - effectively killing all plant and animal life in the area.

"MMG have got options - but this rainforest is unique and will never exist again if we don't stop it." - Bob Brown

Here are some ways you can take action today:

  1. Take action to protect the takayna / Tarkine
  2. Donate to the Bob Brown Foundation
  3. Get activate and add your voice
  4. Watch The Giants
  5. Visit the Tarkine


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