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Australia’s plants and animals are under threat. Our combined voices can protect them.

We have one of the worst records on extinction in the world. 56 more Australian species have just been added to the international red list of threatened species –bringing the total to 1,830 Australian species in danger!

The nature crisis is global. Habitat destruction is threatening Tasmanian Devils and Sumatran tigers alike with extinction. The Great Barrier Reef is collapsing, so is the Amazon.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek can make Australia a global leader for nature – but they have to show up.

This means attending the 15th conference to the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) in Montreal in December, and advocating for strong global nature goals that unite and hold governments and business accountable worldwide to protect and restore the natural world that sustains us.

Sign the petition calling on the federal government to:

Lead on ambitious global goals for nature to halt and reverse biodiversity destruction and achieve a Nature Positive world by 2030 at COP15.

That means championing clear and measurable goals and targets, backed by domestic commitments to:

  • End extinction and recover threatened species
  • Restore the ecosystems we’ve already degraded
  • Embed the value of nature in all government and business decision-making
  • Recognise Indigenous rights and stewardship
  • Protect at least 30% of the planet’s land and oceans.

Want to understand more about how global goals for nature will help Australia's own endangered plants and animals? Read our blog from Nathaniel Pelle, ACF's Business and Biodiversity Campaign Lead, then sign the petition and invite friends and family to add their names too!

Header photo: Jean-Paul Ferrero/AUSCAPE

Latest Supporters

We depend on the earths biodiversity every hour of every day !
ken 2021-10-20 17:14:01 +1100
Wendy 2021-10-20 17:14:01 +1100
Pauline 2021-10-20 17:13:57 +1100
Stella 2021-10-20 17:13:51 +1100
Protection of the environment is the ‘right’ thing to do.
Pamela 2021-10-20 17:13:50 +1100
Joshua 2021-10-20 17:13:47 +1100
Jess 2021-10-20 17:13:45 +1100
Human activity is driving plant and animal species to extinction at an excellerating rate. We do not stand above nature – we depend on the health of the natural environment for our own survival. For pity’s sake wake up!
Paul 2021-10-20 17:13:41 +1100
Jacquie 2021-10-20 17:13:41 +1100
Hans 2021-10-20 17:13:39 +1100
David 2021-10-20 17:13:34 +1100
Merryl 2021-10-20 17:13:32 +1100
Australia mustn’t languish on action and can instead become a leader within globalism.
John 2021-10-20 17:13:26 +1100
Rosie 2021-10-20 17:13:23 +1100
Megaan 2021-10-20 17:13:20 +1100
We owe a simple moral duty to give our fellow creatures their time in the sun in the places they inhabit.
It is not simply about us.
Geoff 2021-10-20 17:13:19 +1100
Michael 2021-10-20 17:13:19 +1100
Catherine 2021-10-20 17:13:14 +1100
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Anthony 2021-10-20 17:13:12 +1100
Angela 2021-10-20 17:13:12 +1100
Laurajane 2021-10-20 17:13:05 +1100
We have known the need for action on global warming for 30 years. It is high time to act.
Frances 2021-10-20 17:13:04 +1100
Josie 2021-10-20 17:13:03 +1100
Graeme 2021-10-20 17:13:01 +1100
Please support the global goals and perhaps make Australia do better than the rest of the world!
Christine 2021-10-20 17:12:59 +1100
Do the sane thing !
Ross 2021-10-20 17:12:55 +1100
Kirsty 2021-10-20 17:12:54 +1100
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Marie-Louise 2021-10-20 17:12:52 +1100