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A penguin farm in the Australian desert: a thought experiment that reveals the flaws our in environment laws

Image: Shutterstock Imagine this fictitious scenario. The federal environment minister announces government approval for a large-scale penguin farm near Alice Springs. It will produce 300,000...

Morrison government spends $50 million saving koalas while taking away their homes

Image: Zoos Victoria Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley is reportedly poised to decide whether some koala populations should be listed as endangered, as new research shows her...

Australia’s threatened species plan has failed on several counts. Without change, more extinctions are assured

  Picture: Alex Asbury/AAP Australia is globally renowned for its abysmal conservation record – in roughly 230 years we’ve overseen the extinction of more mammal species than...