Safeguarding our landscapes
THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD DEPENDS ON ALL OF US
who we are
WHAT WE DO
our special places
Habitat loss, environmental degradation, carbon emissions and pollution are irrevocably changing the world around us
Recent bushfires and natural disasters around Australia and the world have put a spotlight on how much our world is suffering as a result of human actions. Governments have been slow to act because trees and koalas don’t vote. And some people are blasé because it’s all “too hard”.
We focus our work on priority landscapes by selecting areas rich in biodiversity
We focus our work on priority landscapes by selecting areas rich in biodiversity and safeguard it for future generations.
Australia’s Wildlife numbers
Sources: Federal Government – Department for Environment and Water
Protected under the commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Almost half are marsupials, the rest are placental mammals or monotremes.
Australia is richly endowed with marsupials
More than 45 per cent of birds are unique to Australia
Lizards, like snakes, use garden clutter to shelter from
predators and to find food.
The saltwater crocodile population is estimated at 100k to 200k adults
Are about the size of a rabbit. They have a pointy snout, humped back and thin tail