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Australia among the world's worst on biodiversity conservation

Australia among the world’s worst on biodiversity conservation

Australia is among the top seven countries worldwide responsible for 60% of the world’s biodiversity loss between 1996 and 2008, according to a study published last week in the journal Nature.

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Why dedicating land to bioenergy won't curb climate change

Why dedicating land to bioenergy won’t curb climate change

How does bioenergy contribute to a sustainable food and climate future?

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Greens float $120m plan to halt Australia's biodiversity decline

Greens float $120m plan to halt Australia’s biodiversity decline

Christine Milne says Greens plan to protect Australian flora and fauna only way to prevent losing some of our ‘greatest natural treasures.’

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Why preserving biodiversity is really, really important

Why preserving biodiversity is really, really important

A new study explains how biodiversity loss could irreversibly damage the ecosystem’s ability to do some very useful things – like supply fresh water.

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Biodiversity: Think global, act local

Biodiversity: Think global, act local

We need to develop an international mechanism for biodiversity along the lines of the IPCC, but the action needs to be done nationally and locally.