To reduce fire risk and meet climate targets, over 300 scientists call for stronger land clearing laws

Maron, Martine, Griffin, Andrea, Reside, April, Laurance, Bill, Driscoll, Don, Ritchie, Euan, and Turton, Steve (2019) To reduce fire risk and meet climate targets, over 300 scientists call for stronger land clearing laws. The Conversation.

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Australia’s high rates of forest loss and weakening land clearing laws are increasing bushfire risk, and undermining our ability to meet national targets aimed at curbing climate change. This dire situation is why we are among the more than 300 scientists and practitioners who have signed a declaration calling for governments to restore, or better strengthen regulations to protect native vegetation.

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Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2019 01:02
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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