"Australia’s remarkable animals, plants and ecosystems are world-renowned, and
Unfortunately, our famous ecosystems are not OK. Many are hurtling towards
collapse, threatening even iconic species like the koala, platypus and the
numbat. More and more species are going extinct, with over 100 since British
colonisation. That means Australia has one of the worst conservation records in
This represents a monumental government failure. Our leaders are failing in
their duty of care to the environment. Yet so far, the election campaign has
been unsettlingly silent on threatened species.
Here are five steps our next government should take."
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics