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Leadership 'lacking' in new conservation strategy

Published: Tue 6 Aug 2019 02:05 PM
From Checkpoint, 6:19 pm on 5 August 2019
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The government's new action plan for biodiversity involves making the country pest free by 2050, and reducing fishing bycatch of seabirds and marine mammals, to zero. But a conservation ecologist says the plan's objectives need to be clearly defined, or they may not be met.
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