AUSTRALIA: U.N. rejects nation's plan to strip rainforest protections Published: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 The United Nations has rejected Australia's plan to open up part of a protected Tasmanian rainforest for logging. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.