Heat-waves and droughts recently caused the largest dieoff of mangrove forests ever documented in Australia.
And Australia’s higher-altitude species — specialized for cool, cloudy conditions — are increasingly taking it in the neck as the thermometer rises.
The list of eco-calamities keeps growing. And the politicians from Australia's hard right — and their all-powerful mining god — can be thanked for much of it.
Stop the Damage
With their clumsy, bully-boy tactics, the Australian far-right is not just hurting the country's environment and its booming outdoor-based tourism, lifestyles, and industries.
It's ravaging Australia’s credibility as an international leader — as a nation with enviable principles and conscience.
It surely isn’t worth it.
In the land Down Under, it’s time to stop upside-down thinking and give the right-wingers in the Liberal Party a great big boot into political obscurity.