What do these species have in common?

Koala, Australian sea lion, quoll…

All incredibly unique Australian species, and all under threat of extinction.

More than 480 animal species and 1300 plant species are considered threatened under Australia’s national environment laws—and these are only the ones that have been sufficiently researched and nominated for protection. No doubt there are countless other native species in dire need of help.

Without swift action, these numbers will continue to grow at an alarming rate.

Nature needs you

Nature is in crisis.

The extinction of many of Australia’s unique plants and animals is on the horizon unless we act now.

We need people like you to help us fight the extinction crisis. If you want to be part of a movement to stand up for nature, and act when it is needed most, then join us in becoming an Extinction Fighter today.

What is an Extinction Fighter?

As an Extinction Fighter, you will be first to know when opportunities arise to make a change for nature.

Sometimes you may be asked to sign or share a petition. Other times, we may ask you to write to government representatives or to alert you to critical action taking place to protect nature in your region.

We will also keep you informed of critical developments that may have an impact on our environment.

As an Extinction Fighter, you will be empowered to stand up and use your voice to demand stronger laws for nature in Australia.

Are you ready to be a part of it?

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