End Deforestation Near Great Barrier Reef

Target: Annastacia Palaszczuk, MP, Premier of Queensland

Goal: End deforestation of land near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Deforestation of land near Queensland, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has grown by over 45 percent. Over 1 million acres of trees have been cleared in and around Queensland, including the forests where rainwater flows into the Great Barrier Reef.

This immense deforestation will have disastrous effects on the ecosystem and the endangered species it is home to. Sediment and pollution is running off into the Great Barrier Reef, increasing the amount of coral that is killed. Air pollution is also increasing.

The deforestation in and around the forests of Queensland must be brought to an end. Currently, land-clearing restrictions are not in place. Sign the petition and demand that regulations be put in place to protect Queensland’s air, land, and water.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear Premier Palaszczuk,

Deforestation in Queensland is increasing at a rapid pace. Deforestation of the forests bordering the Great Barrier Reef increased by over 45 percent. Millions of trees were destroyed. Sediment runoff has increased, killing coral in the reefs. In addition, air pollution has increased due to a rise in greenhouse gases.

No regulations are in place. Land-clearing is not restricted. Enforcing laws that limit deforestation is the only way to protect the air, land, and water from future destruction. It is the only way to save endangered species from death. I ask that you work to enact regulations that end deforestation in Queensland.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

Photo Credit:  AWFG Berlin

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6 Comments

  1. BAN THE DEFORESTATION NOW.

  2. Narcissism is rampant in politics and they don`t give a shit! Politicians are the poison NOT the antidote. The wrong people are running the planet and that`s why everything is being f****d up!!

  3. D. Farrimond says:

    VOTE THEM OUT AND HELP $AVE THE PLANET

  4. Lisa Zarafonetis Lisa Zarafonetis says:

    Signed & shared❗️😒

  5. Richard Hofman Richard Hofman says:

    Don’t worry just do kill all the nature in there and then you can let it return back to the only owners of this land the Aborines…
    They will happy to see what the white shit did on their land…

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