State of the Environment: Blinky Bill is in intensive care

By Gregory Andrews
Updated July 21 2022 - 7:06am, first published 7:04am
Gregory Andrews assists a koala at Australia Zoo in 2015 while Threatened Species Commissioner. Picture: Gregory Andrews

Dire climate impacts, more weeds than native plants in the wild, colossal land clearing, habitat destruction, a growing threatened species list and increased extinction risks for those already on it. Australia's latest State of the Environment report reads like an intensive care ward, especially for our mammals which are at the forefront of our extinction crisis.