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Instagram feed shows everyday extinction – in pictures | Environment

Photographer Sean Gallagher has set up a new Instagram feed called Everyday Extinction. Featuring work from 25 wildlife photographers, photojournalists and scientists, the project aims to highlight species extinction and celebrate biodiversity Warning: this gallery contains some graphic images

Australia’s biodiversity strategy a global embarrassment, green groups say | Environment

Extinction prevention plan branded ‘deeply inadequate’ after environment department publishes paper without targets The Leadbeater’s possum was listed as critically endangered in 2015, with 80% of its population lost since the 1980s. Photograph: Healesville SanctuaryThe federal government’s latest strategy to protect Australian plants and animals facing extinction