Australia’s draft ‘Strategy for nature’ doesn’t cut it. Here are nine ways to fix it

16 March 2018

The strategy falls a long way short of what’s required and contains significant flaws. It contains no firm commitments or measurable targets, and overlooks a substantial amount of relevant scientific evidence.

In 2016, Australian, State and Territory Environment Ministers agreed to revise Australia’s Biodiversity Conservation Strategy: 2010-2030 based on the findings of a review into the first five years of the Strategy’s implementation.

With the close today of the public consultation process of the draft revised Strategy, representatives of the Ecological Society of Australia (ESA) explain why they are deeply concerned that the strategy is not fit for its purpose of protecting Australia’s biodiversity.

Read the full article from The Conversation here.

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