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Australian Environmental Issues
CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
From our oceans and coasts, landscapes and inland waters, to our atmosphere and climate, CSIRO research is helping to maintain the integrity of our environments and ensure our natural resources are used sustainably.
NSW State of the Environment
The 2018 report looks at 21 environmental topics across six broad themes covering Drivers, Human Settlement, Climate and Air, Land, Biodiversity and Water and Marine. The report shows population growth and human activity have influenced air and water quality, ecosystems and threatened species.
Australian Government - Biodiversity
Environment protection and conservation of biodiversity.
Provides information and infographics on a variety of topics, including:
Nature Conservation Council
The Nature Conservation Council is a movement of passionate people who want nature in NSW to thrive. We represent more than 150 organisations and thousands of people who share this vision. Together, we are a powerful voice for nature.
Australian Marine Conservation Society
AMCS works on the big issues that risk our ocean wildlife. Together, we have protected critical ocean ecosystems with marine reserves around the nation, including Ningaloo and the Great Barrier Reef. We have led the movement to ban whaling, stopped supertrawlers, and protected threatened and endangered species like the Australian Sea Lion.
The Nature Conservancy
We use the best available science, and a creative spirit to craft innovative solutions to complex conservation problems at scales that matter and in ways that will endure.
World Wildlife Fund - Tree Clearing
In 2015, WWF analysis concluded that more than 80% of deforestation between now and 2030 – up to 170 million hectares in total – is expected to take place in 11 deforestation ‘fronts’. One of these is Eastern Australia, which ranks alongside the Amazon, Borneo, Congo Basin and other threatened tropical regions for the extent of forest at risk.