Tim Flannery warns of an easily preventable extinction crisis

Cool podcast: Tim Flannery explains how cheap it would be to save biodiversity in Australia.

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In the latest Quarterly Essay, Tim Flannery investigates Australia’s efforts to protect its endangered species from extinction and comes away dismayed at the haphazard and ineffectual efforts that have been made so far.

Image: Species of bat – the Christmas Island Pipistrelle Pipistrellus murrayi – sits in a hand, date unknown. (Martin Schulz)

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