Threatened species have declined 2 per cent a year since 2000

22 May 2024
Photo of a blue superb fairywren bird
The superb fairywren is one threatened species of bird. Image: Adobe.

Our government has great aspirations. It has committed to end extinctions and expand our protected areas to cover 30% of every Australian ecosystem by 2030. This is part of its Nature Positive Plan, aligned with the 2022 Kunming-Montreal global biodiversity pact. The goal is not just to conserve nature but to restore what is being lost.

But how can these goals be reconciled with a budget that allocated more public money to carbon capture and storage than biodiversity?

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