To fix Australia’s environment laws, wildlife experts call for these 4 changes

3 Feb 2021
Land clearing and cattle grazing are among the threats black-throated finches face. Credit: Stephanie Todd.

The independent review of Australia’s main environment law, released last week, provided a sobering but accurate appraisal of a dire situation.

The review was led by Professor Graeme Samuel and involved consultation with scientists, legal experts, industry and conservation organisations. Samuel’s report concluded Australia’s biodiversity is in decline and the law (the EPBC Act) “is not fit for current or future environmental challenges”.

Read the full story on The Conversation