“The role of doctors in past campaigns to protect WA’s forests should not be forgotten,” DEA founding member and retired surgeon Dr Bill Castelden told Medical Forum.
WA Forest Alliance (WAFA) supported by DEA have been campaigning for decades to protect important old growth forest from logging.
In 2021, WA’s government announced that logging of WA’s forests would cease in 2024. Doctors from DEA and others from the community should feel proud of what they have achieved.
“As doctors it is our duty to protect health and prevent harm. Unchecked climate change is a critical threat to human health. I encourage environmentally and climate-concerned doctors who are unaware of DEA to join us” ~ Dr Bill Castelden.
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