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Australia | WWF calls for large increase in number of NPs in Queensland

Despite being home to nearly 1,000 threatened animal species, Queensland has one of the smallest percentages of land listed as national park in Australia.


Although the Queensland Government has committed to ensuring that 17 per cent of the state is covered by environmental protection by 2021, conservationists argue that these areas need to additionally be protected against resource extraction.


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-01/queensland-needs-more-national-parks-say-conservationists/10325392

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