Victoria, the logging state

The environment
The future

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Sofia Sabbagh is an artist, writer and cartoonist born and raised on Wurundjeri country. See more of her work at her tumblr.

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  1. Great work, Sofia:
    My observations are mostly to the west of Melbourne, but it seems every time I go bush I encounter more native forests clear-felled for plantations. I’m visiting the Otways now and witnessing it here. A few years back I returned to the south-west and was dismayed to discover the (unique) stretch of native forest from Portland virtually to the South Aust border turned into pine plantations.

  2. +1, yes, great work Sofia.
    Unfortunately this story is repeated in the Central Highlands (but you already knew that).
    I’ll be sure to share this.

  3. Fantastic illustrated explanation Sofia! Exactly what’s needed to get the story out simply. Only suggestion is to alter the 20% going to woodchips, to 80-90%. TRUE!

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