Saving Endangered Species Won’t Come Cheap – Experts

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With the report on the extinction of the Bramble Cay Melomy, the first mammal to go extinct due to human-induced climate change, and the transferring of the Spectacled Flying-Fox to the endangered list, the federal government has vowed to support the continuous protection of Australia’s most vulnerable animals.

The government has invested $425 million in the conservation of the nation’s wildlife, but experts say that the funds are going to the wrong areas and that more money is needed to properly protect species from climate change and other dangers.

 

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