2022 was a good year for nature in Australia, but three problems persist

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A new report on Australia’s environment reveals 2022 was a good year for our rivers and vegetation – but it wasn’t enough to reverse the long-term decline in plant and animal species.

Despite many positive indicators, three severe, chronic and untreated problems continue to weaken our environment: habitat destruction, invasive species and climate change.

The Wire’s Aryana Mohmood spoke with Professor Albert Van Dijk with the Australian National University (ANU) to find out more…

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