Miranda Gibson Saving the Forest in an Unusual Way

Friday December 14th marks Miranda Gibson’s 1 yr anniversary of living in a tree high1080595 above the Tasmania forest. She has dedicated this past year of her life to saving this natural environment from destruction and has no plans of coming down anytime soon.

We are pleased to bring her back to Chattin In Manhattan for her 1yr anniversary and to hear how her journey has strengthen her cause to save the forest she so loves.

miranda-v4-300dpiLauren Caulfield, spokesperson for Friends of the Earth said, “While Tasmania’s iconic forests, and forests around Australia continue to fall to the chainsaws and bulldozers, Miranda’s unprecedented effort for their protection and the biodiversity they support, is both inspirational and vital.”

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Miranda Gibson is an environmental activist and school teacher from Australia who is known for her tree sitting to save the rainforest in Southern Tasmania from logging. Her 451 day tree sit was “the longest running tree sit in Australian history.

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