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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


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Adrian 2021-10-20 17:00:18 +1100
susan 2021-10-20 17:00:14 +1100
Critically important
Don 2021-10-20 17:00:12 +1100
Kathryn Ann 2021-10-20 17:00:11 +1100
We’ve had way too many extinctions in Australia of flora and fauna. It has to stop.
Ruth 2021-10-20 17:00:11 +1100
Margaret 2021-10-20 17:00:10 +1100
We only have one planet earth…
Sally 2021-10-20 17:00:07 +1100
EVERY THING SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PROTECTED!!!
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There is no one species that can survive alone.
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Dianne 2021-10-20 16:59:51 +1100
The future of our Climate is bigger than any one person’s Career & certainly should not be about money. It’s about the future of all of us & everything that we love We must start now before it’s too late for tomorrow!
Michael 2021-10-20 16:59:49 +1100
Pat 2021-10-20 16:59:49 +1100
Ron 2021-10-20 16:59:49 +1100
We have to change our record of being one of the worst protectors of biodiversity.
David 2021-10-20 16:59:47 +1100
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Nature is our most precious resource.please protect.
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