Category Archives: Australia’s Largest Conservation Movement

Discovery : Franklin River

Discovery (Post#17) : Franklin River  In the 1980s, the Franklin River become synonymous with Australia’s largest conservation movement of the time, the movement battled to block Hydro Tasmania’s proposed hydro-electric power plan, from building on the Franklin. Source: Wikipedia The campaign to save the Franklin River, clearly lost on political grounds, shifted emphasis, with the organisation of what was to

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