An urgent message from Sir David Attenborough

'Australia and New Zealand together have some of the most extraordinary organisms anywhere on Earth. However, the world is experiencing mass extinctions, and Australia and New Zealand are not immune.' - Sir David Attenborough.

The Australian Academy of Science has launched a new ten-year plan with Royal Society Te Apārangi on the urgent steps we need to take to document the incredible biodiversity of Australia and NZ—foreword by Sir David Attenborough. Read it here.

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