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Queensland’s Second Special Wildlife Reserve is Announced

On Saturday 1 June, the Miles Government announced that Bush Heritage Australia’s 8000-ha Edgbaston Reserve, in the Lake Eyre Basin near Longreach, will soon be declared the state’s second special wildlife reserve, after the safeguarding of Pullen Pullen Reserve as a special wildlife reserve in 2020. Like national parks, special wildlife reserves receive legal protection […]

Potential for watered-down Coral Sea protection threatens the cradle to the Great Barrier Reef

Adele Pedder of the Australian Marine Conservation Society delves into the importance of marine protected areas and the risk associated with exposing the proposed Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve to intensive fishing practices.

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