10 May 2016

Australia adds 49 species to threatened and endangered lists

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:37 pm on 10 May 2016

Australia has added 49 species to its threatened and endangered lists last week. But the move comes without an increase in funding to protect the flora and fauna.

The federal government's list of threatened species, made under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, includes nine that are critically endangered.

The list includes: 

Jesse speaks with Australian Conservation Foundation campaigner, Jess Abrahams.