Extinction (Biology)

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Policy report

Devolving extinction?

The Australian government is poised to hand over their national environmental approval responsibilities to states and territories. This report outlines a damning audit of core standards in state and territory legislation and associated case studies, highlighting the need for comprehensive reform at all levels, and...
Report

Funding models for threatened species management

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of the Environment and Energy’s design of the Threatened Species Prospectus.
Commentary

The possum or the timber industry

Victoria's state emblem, the Leadbeater's possum, is one of the most critically endangered animals in Australia. Fire and logging have decimated its habitat, causing Leadbeater's numbers to plummet. A fierce and secretive political debate is now raging over whether the possum and the industry can...