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  • New Indigenous Protected Areas a welcome step on Australia’s journey to 30 by 30

    Today’s announcement of more than 7 million hectares of new IPAs will contribute towards Australia’s commitment to protect 30% of the nation’s landmass by the year 2030. “Indigenous Protected Areas now make up the majority of Australia’s protected area estate.  It’s great to see ongoing commitment to the growth of this important federal program,” said Pew Charitable Trusts’ National…

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  • Response to Environment Ministers Meeting

    The following quotes can be attributed to Jason Lyddieth National Protected Areas Campaign Manager from the Pew Charitable Trusts, member of the 30 by 30 Alliance. It is welcoming to see today’s communique from the meeting of Australia’s Environment Ministers include a strong confirmation of the goal to protect and conserve 30% of Australia’s landmass…

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  • The price of nature

    Report: Australian nature in crisis due to lack of funding  A new report shows Australian federal government spending on protecting nature equates to 0.1% of the total budget, despite scientific advice that much more is required to achieve national and international conservation protection targets.  While government spending on nature has increased in recent years, it…

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  • Pathways to 30 by 30 – new report

    Today The Nature Conservancy (TNC), WWF-Australia, Pew Charitable Trusts and the Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) jointly released the Pathways to 30×30 Report on how Australia can meet its commitment to protecting at least 30% of its land by 2030 (30×30).   The report outlines four key recommendations for Australia to reach this ambitious target:…

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