In light of the impact of land clearing on wildlife, Frydenberg’s stance on whales appears tokenistic, writes Dr Oisín Sweeney.
Source: Why doesn’t Josh Frydenberg go in to bat for other species besides whales?
Australia is one of the worst performing countries in terms of protecting its ecoregions. Koalas are a litmus test for conservation of a habitat in crisis
Source: Koalas are at the centre of a perfect storm. The species is slipping away | Kevin Evans | Opinion | The Guardian
New South Wales government is failing to protect koalas by allowing further land clearing, logging and habitat destruction, National Parks Association says.
Source: Koalas ‘under siege’ from policy changes set to destroy habitat, report finds | Environment | The Guardian
More than 30 green groups sign statement after damning report says extending regional forestry agreements ‘would constitute an irrational decision on environmental, economic and social grounds’
Source: Environmental groups demand end to logging of Australia’s native forests | Environment | The Guardian
On Wednesday this week, the National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) launched a new report entitled Regional Forest Agreements in NSW. Have they achieved their aims? In short, the answer is no — far from it, writes Dr Oisín Sweeney.
Source: Regional Forest Agreements: Nice idea but total failure!