Protest against forest bioenergy use in Tasmania

Environmentalists and citizens are against utilization of native forests

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources solid wood
Issues 1 ecological, 2 social, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords Tasmania, bioenergy
Start date 2002
End date 2008
Reason(s) for conflict Disagreement about utilization of forest resources
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests locals and NGOs groups are opposing the idea of active biofuel development which is fact involve primary forests
Barriers for dialogue lack of communication between decision makers and local people
Forums for dialogue open dialog and involvement of local and NGOs
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation alternative solution and independent verification of assessor