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Earth First! 29, no. 1

Earth First! 29, no. 1 reports on the movement’s victory against the Pacific Lumber Company, the climate and anti-racist camp in Germany, the Northeast Climate Confluence, the international movement of camps and convergences for climate action, and repression against animal activists in Austria.

"The Paradox of Discourse Concerning Deforestation in New Zealand: A Historical Survey"

While many saw the landscape transformation which followed the European settlement of New Zealand as firmly within the prevailing ‘doctrine of progress,’ this transformation was viewed with misgivings by others, who observed how deforestation led to erosion and floods, and advocated more prudent forest management.