Australia ranks highly on many world rankings - like livability metrics and most of us feel lucky to be living here.
Our nature is wonderful, however sadly we also rank as one of the top in the ʻdeveloped world with the highest rate of deforestation'… Queensland bulldozes one tree every second!
The World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia has released Australia’s first national scorecard.
4ZZZ's Eliot and Toni spoke with Vanessa Keogh, a conservation scientist from the World Wildlife Fund for Nature to discuss Australiaʻs first national 'Tree Scorecard'.
For a deep dive…
The WWF website has all the information you need on ’Tree Scorecards’, where you’ll find the results, a petition as well as the new ’Two Billion Trees’ project. Plus you can check out Vanessa’s bio here.
Toni Pankaluic is a Journalist and contributor to Brisbane Line