Averting Extinctions: The case for strengthening Australia’s threat abatement system
Co-published by ALCA and authored by the Invasive Species Council, this publication argues the urgency of three major reforms:
- strengthen the threat abatement system to protect what remains of Australia’s natural environment
- secure adequate funding for threat abatement
- inspire a strong national commitment to threat abatement that incorporates intergovernmental commitments, national coordination and collaboration, and community participation.
‘The private land conservation sector plays a significant role in delivering threat abatement actions and solutions, and with adequate support is ready to scale up its efforts.
‘But adequate funding for threat abatement is needed to curb Australia’s rapidly growing list of threatened species.’