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What if you wanted to do something, but you didn't ever spell out quite what it is you want to achieve, and you didn't put any time or energy into doing it, and you didn't reflect on your progress towards achieving it, and you never agreed to commit to it? What do you suppose would be your chances of getting it done?That's pretty much how Australia's laws are going about protecting our native plants and animals.Australia has the highest species extinction rates in the world. Depressing? Yes. Can we do something about it? Yes.Anne & Kev speak with Carmel Killin about what we can do and what her community of over 200 artists have achieved already. Show notesLong Live the Species - see the artLong Live the Species - go to the exhibitionANU College of Law seminar on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) by Dr Peter Burnettfind your representativeall about federal appropriation bills CreditsTheme music:One in Ten by UB40Sound effects:https://freesound.org/people/kangaroovindaloo/sounds/202572/Sofia's Dawn Chorus, in Fryers Forest, by kangaroovindaloohttps://freesound.org/people/Kinoton/sounds/494071/Big Tree Fall in Forest by Kinotonhttps://freesound.org/people/RutgerMuller/sounds/535352/Tree Chainsawed Drops.m4a by RutgerMullerhttps://freesound.org/people/deleted_user_2304/sounds/2871/dozer sample.wav by deleted_user_2304https://freesound.org/people/Nuclearboy/sounds/568877/Self Destruct/Alpha-11 Warhead Explosion by NuclearboyAll of the above sound effects licensed under the Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ 

What if you wanted to do something, but you didn't ever spell out quite what it is you want to achieve, and you didn't put any time or energy into doing it, and you didn't reflect on your progress towards achieving it, and you never agreed to commit to it? What do you suppose would be your chances of getting it done?That's pretty much how Australia's laws are going about protecting our native plants and animals.Australia has the highest species extinction rates in the world. Depressing? Yes. Can we do something about it? Yes.Anne & Kev speak with Carmel Killin about what we can do and what her community of over 200 artists have achieved already. Show notesLong Live the Species - see the artLong Live the Species - go to the exhibitionANU College of Law seminar on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) by Dr Peter Burnettfind your representativeall about federal appropriation bills CreditsTheme music:One in Ten by UB40Sound effects:https://freesound.org/people/kangaroovindaloo/sounds/202572/Sofia's Dawn Chorus, in Fryers Forest, by kangaroovindaloohttps://freesound.org/people/Kinoton/sounds/494071/Big Tree Fall in Forest by Kinotonhttps://freesound.org/people/RutgerMuller/sounds/535352/Tree Chainsawed Drops.m4a by RutgerMullerhttps://freesound.org/people/deleted_user_2304/sounds/2871/dozer sample.wav by deleted_user_2304https://freesound.org/people/Nuclearboy/sounds/568877/Self Destruct/Alpha-11 Warhead Explosion by NuclearboyAll of the above sound effects licensed under the Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/