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SEQ Hammered by Tree Clearing

Three football fields of trees cleared an hour…

Every hour, of every day, all year long.

All figures in this report are based on a data received from the Qld Herbarium 2nd September entitled "Changes in Vegetation and Regional Ecosystems across pre-clearing, remnant 1995 and remnant 1997 including the tenure they occur over in the SEQ bioregion"

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TABLE ONE Clearing Summary

Clearing Summary

 

Total pre-clear RE 1995

6,124,753

Total Remnant RE 1995

2,706,769

Total Remnant RE 1997

2,680,841

Total Area Cleared from

1995 to 1997

25,928

Total percent remaining in 1995 remnant

44.19

Total percent remaining in 1997 remnant

43.23

TABLE TWO Clearing Summary in Football field units

Football fields of trees cleared in SEQ

 

Every week

498.62

Every day

71.23

Every hour

2.97

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The NHT agreement between the Federal Government and the State Government requires that clearing of endangered ecosystems be stopped !

TABLE THREE Clearing of Endangered, Vulnerable and Of Concern Ecosystems in SEQ

Total Clearing (ha)95-97 of SEQ Ecosystems "Of Concern, Vulnerable, Endangered" by Extinction Date

Extinction Date

E

V

OC

TOTAL

2000

18

   

18

2033

 

1597

 

1597

2038

11

   

11

2039

321

 

362

683

2046

   

209

209

2051

   

705

705

2053

32

   

32

2054

   

298

298

2056

   

9

9

2060

   

221

221

2061

   

854

854

2064

   

1558

1558

2071

   

585

585

2074

   

255

255

2080

   

407

407

2082

 

152

 

152

2083

   

361

361

2085

   

242

242

2099

1410

   

1410

2110

 

17

 

17

2113

 

91

 

91

2135

18

   

18

2146

   

963

963

2171

48

 

43

91

2186

9

   

9

2197

 

336

 

336

2276

   

79

79

2295

 

126

 

126

2322

   

214

214

2356

 

27

 

27

2435

   

22

22

2508

   

54

54

2557

   

7

7

TOTAL

1867

2346

7448

11661

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TABLE FOUR Clearing of Regional Ecosystems ranked by Extinction Date

Extinct By Date

Regional Ecosytem Number

Pre-Clear

(ha)

1995

(ha)

1997

(ha)

%cleared

1995

Reduction

1995-97

%remain

1997

Cleared

(ha)

Our Status

DEH Status

Reveg Target

2000

12.9/10.11

1228

36

18

97.07

50

1.47

18

E

E

105

2033

12.12.8

117436

27748

26262

76.37

5.36

22.36

1486

V

OC

8969

2033

12.5.11

9865

2107

1996

78.64

5.27

20.23

111

V

E

964

2038

12.3.10

27125

236

225

99.13

4.66

0.83

11

E

E

2488

2039

12.5.3

51719

6938

6617

86.59

4.63

12.79

321

E

OC

1141

2039

12.12.22

17753

7916

7554

55.41

4.57

42.55

362

OC

NC

 

2046

12.9/10.12

8479

5316

5107

37.3

3.93

60.23

209

OC

NC

 

2051

12.3.5

53500

19438

18733

63.37

3.63

35.01

705

OC

NC

 

2053

12.12.26

8230

913

881

88.91

3.5

10.7

32

E

E

354

2054

12.11.8

32929

8766

8468

73.38

3.4

25.72

298

OC

OC

1411

2056

12.9/10.10

317

271

262

14.51

3.32

82.65

9

OC

OC

 

2060

12.5.2

21780

7121

6900

67.3

3.1

31.68

221

OC

OC

723

2061

12.12.23

90053

27892

27038

69.03

3.06

30.02

854

OC

NC

4481

2064

12.5.4

20763

6725

6529

67.61

2.91

31.45

196

OC

OC

738

2064

12.5.12

103909

46910

45548

54.85

2.9

43.83

1362

OC

NC

 

2071

12.9/10.3

84421

22025

21440

73.91

2.66

25.4

585

OC

OC

3886

2074

12.3.6

28081

9975

9720

64.48

2.56

34.61

255

OC

NC

108

2080

12.12.28

51744

17266

16859

66.63

2.36

32.58

407

OC

NC

1251

2082

12.5.5

43284

6540

6388

84.89

2.32

14.76

152

V

OC

105

2083

12.3.12

18877

15751

15390

16.56

2.29

81.53

361

OC

NC

 

2085

12.12.14

6130

2627

2568

37.15

2.25

41.89

59

OC

OC

 

2085

12.12.24

9881

8226

8043

16.75

2.22

81.4

183

OC

NC

 

2090

12.3.11

129134

49709

48657

61.51

2.12

37.68

1052

 

NC

 

2094

12.3.4

49258

16814

16473

65.87

2.03

33.44

341

 

NC

767

2099

12.3.3

693754

72945

71535

89.49

1.93

10.31

1410

E

E

32528

2108

12.5.1

36526

18004

17684

50.71

1.78

48.41

320

 

NC

 

2110

12.8.24

5222

969

952

81.44

1.75

18.23

17

V

OC

615

2113

12.3.1

23067

5332

5241

76.88

1.71

22.72

91

V

OC

1679

2120

12.9/10.2

219928

81524

80213

62.93

1.61

36.47

1311

 

NC

 

2124

12.9/10.17

133175

64393

63389

51.65

1.56

47.6

1004

     

2135

12.9/10.6

28588

1253

1235

95.62

1.44

4.32

18

E

E

1624

2145

12.8.10

685

448

442

34.6

1.34

64.53

6

 

OC

 

2146

12.12.7

275439

72476

71513

73.69

1.33

25.96

963

OC

OC

11119

2149

12.8.25

6066

3376

3332

44.35

1.3

54.93

44

     

2163

12.8.17

46059

23716

23432

48.51

1.2

50.87

284

     

2171

12.5.6

13407

3772

3729

71.87

1.14

27.81

43

OC

OC

293

2171

12.8.21

36535

4201

4153

88.5

1.14

11.37

48

E

OC

1327

2137

12.9/10.16

43627

17108

16867

60.79

1.14

38.66

241

 

OC

 

2174

12.5.7

39135

28001

27687

28.45

1.12

70.75

314

     

2175

12.3.2

23482

13837

13683

41.07

1.11

58.27

154

     

2175

12.9/10.5

48481

28747

28427

40.7

1.11

58.64

320

     

2178

12.9/10.21

27515

17199

17010

37.49

1.1

61.82

189

     

2181

12.9/10.9

36575

24725

24459

32.4

1.08

66.87

266

     

2185

12.12.3

91006

61860

61208

32.03

1.05

67.26

652

     

2186

12.9/10.8

10537

856

847

91.88

1.05

8.04

9

E

E

734

2187

12.11.17

56532

41457

41024

26.67

1.04

72.57

433

     

2197

12.9/10.7

192538

33892

33556

82.4

0.99

17.43

336

V

OC

24205

2117

12.2.12

19448

13563

13340

30.26

0.98

69.06

223

     

2202

12.5.8

16388

10102

10004

38.36

0.97

61.04

98

     

2204

12.11.19

17348

10618

10516

38.79

0.96

60.62

102

     

2204

12.12.5

301140

151963

150503

49.54

0.96

49.98

1460

     

2211

12.12.9

14222

12719

12601

10.57

0.93

88.6

118

     

2219

12.3.7

30568

13739

13616

55.05

0.9

44.54

123

     

2225

12.2.10

11604

10308

10218

11.17

0.87

88.06

90

     

2231

12.9/10.14

22839

12816

12707

43.89

0.85

55.64

109

     

2236

12.11.7

165282

56642

56171

65.73

0.83

33.98

471

   

1678

2256

12.9/10.4

101959

38986

38687

61.76

0.77

37.94

299

     

2257

12.9/10.18

9372

3789

3760

59.57

0.77

40.12

29

     

2276

12.12.12

39382

11064

10985

71.91

0.71

27.89

79

OC

OC

830

2286

12.12.11

99410

85527

84938

13.97

0.69

85.44

589

     

2288

12.8.8

14916

6435

6391

56.86

0.68

42.85

44

     

2289

12.11.18

55340

23210

23052

58.06

0.68

41.66

158

 

OC

 

2295

12.8.13

94272

18889

18763

79.96

0.67

19.9

126

V

OC

9519

2296

12.12.6

1162

1050

1043

9.64

0.67

89.76

7

     

2297

12.1.1

11256

5723

5685

49.16

0.66

50.51

38

     

2319

12.9/10.19

65693

49372

49067

24.84

0.62

74.69

305

     

2322

12.8.16

129600

34963

34749

73.02

0.61

26.81

214

OC

OC

4131

2347

12.1.2

162210

14772

14688

8.87

0.57

90.61

84

     

2356

12.9/10.15

24971

4870

4843

80.5

0.55

19.39

27

V

OC

2648

2399

12.5.9

9181

5845

5816

36.34

0.5

63.35

29

     

2407

12.11.5

193663

79800

79412

58.79

0.49

41.01

388

     

2414

12.3.14

11222

6279

6249

44.05

0.48

55.69

30

     

2435

12.11.16

16624

4835

4813

70.92

0.46

28.95

22

OC

OC

174

2432

12.12.2

32162

21177

21080

34.16

0.46

65.54

97

     

2468

12.11.6

348381

220540

219607

36.7

0.42

63.04

933

     

2508

12.11.11

44738

13839

13785

69.07

0.39

30.81

54

OC

OC

1873

2522

12.8.9

5360

5267

5247

1.74

0.38

97.89

20

     

2557

12.9/10.1

7069

1964

1957

72.22

0.36

27.68

7

OC

OC

164

2563

12.11.3

149370

99578

99227

33.33

0.35

66.42

351

     

2572

12.11.12

25627

12386

12343

51.67

0.35

48.16

43

     

2586

12.11.14

17827

9750

9717

45.31

0.34

54.51

33

 

E?

 

2586

12.12.18

4010

3247

3236

19.03

0.34

80.7

11

 

OC

 

2612

12.3.9

853

616

614

27.78

0.32

71.98

2

     

2622

12.11.13

6136

5015

4999

18.27

0.32

81.47

16

 

OC

 

2616

12.12.25

10507

9004

8975

14.3

0.32

81.4

29

     

2651

12.5.10

17154

13113

13073

23.56

0.31

76.21

40

     

2665

12.12.15

48651

35836

35729

26.34

0.3

73.44

107

     

2683

12.8.14

48512

39901

39785

17.75

0.29

82.01

116

     

2697

12.11.10

97485

45919

45788

52.9

0.29

46.97

131

     

2715

12.2.6

77012

75233

75024

2.31

0.28

97.42

209

     

2739

12.12.16

39169

26021

25951

33.57

0.27

66.25

70

     

2773

12.2.11

27494

17485

17440

36.4

0.26

63.43

45

     

2806

12.12.4

18175

17418

17375

4.17

0.25

95.6

43

     

2877

12.11.2

24535

16750

16712

31.73

0.23

68.11

38

     

2886

12.9/10.23

4599

4005

3996

12.92

0.22

86.89

9

     

3031

12.12.13

65370

40886

40807

37.45

0.19

62.42

79

     

3164

12.11.15

16539

10514

10496

36.43

0.17

63.46

18

     

3229

12.8.1

10519

8631

8617

17.95

0.16

81.92

14

     

3247

plant

0

2503

2499

0

0.16

0

4

     

3340

12.2.7

12671

8740

8727

31.02

0.15

68.87

13

     

3447

12.3.13

16119

9434

9421

41.47

0.14

58.45

13

     

3636

12.11.1

18568

11480

11466

38.17

0.12

61.75

14

     

3880

12.8.20

8434

6594

6587

21.82

0.11

78.1

7

     

3916

12.1.3

51831

46091

46043

11.07

0.1

88.83

48

     

3957

12.2.5

33820

27461

27433

18.8

0.1

81.11

28

     

4262

12.12.21

8245

7933

7926

3.78

9e-2

96.13

7

     

6235

12.8.4

25606

16959

16951

33.77

5e-2

66.2

8

     

6624

12.9/10.22

7192

4628

4626

35.65

4e-2

64.32

2

     

9052

12.8.3

26059

10585

10582

59.38

3e-2

40.61

3

     

9074

12.12.1

9955

7078

7076

28.9

3e-2

71.08

2

     

9664

12.12.27

19493

19171

19166

1.65

3e-2

98.32

5

     

39283

Pinus

0

130507

130500

0

1e-2

0

7

     
 

Clear

0

3210462

3236413

0

-0.81

0

0

     
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