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Ocean pools study

Ocean pools study

Pittwater Community Alliance, is keen to develop a coalition of pool groups, users and aficionados to see if protection for ocean pools can be gained

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Government blames for our failing environment laws

Government blames for our failing environment laws
Peter Burnett ,Australian National University

Late last week, the federal Auditor-General Grant Hehir tabled a damning report on federal authorities’ handling of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. Incredibly, he found Australia’s premier environmental law is administered neither efficiently or effectively.

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One cat, one year - 110 native animals

One cat, one year - 110 native animals
Queensland, Charle Darwin, Sydney, Murdoch and Australian National Universitys

We know feral cats are an enormous problem for wildlife – across Australia, feral cats collectively kill more than three billion animals per year. Cats have played a leading role in most of Australia’s 34 mammal extinctions since 1788, and are a big reason populations of at least 123 other threatened native species are dropping.

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