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Australia | Laws to protect habitat of endangered species widely ignored, government inquiry told

Australia’s environment laws have been “white-anted with loopholes” and non-compliance takes place on a “scandalously huge scale”, a Senate inquiry into threatened species has heard.


The inquiry into the rate of faunal extinctions was established after a Guardian Australia investigation found that Australia’s 1,800 threatened plants, animals and ecological communities were poorly monitored and conservation efforts inadequately funded.



https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/destruction-of-threatened-species-habitat-taking-place-on-scandalously-huge-scale

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