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Low prices way out for pre-90 foresters

Friday 25 Jan 13 9:00am

Record-low carbon prices could see hundreds of thousands of hectares of pre-1990 plantation forest cleared or converted to post-1989 forest.

The cost of the carbon obligation incurred from clearing a hectare of pre-1990 forest has fallen from $20,000 a hectare two years ago to just $200 today.

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