As bushfires intensify in parts of Australia, the federal government grants increased protection to 25 species affected by the fires.

However, Vets for Climate Action urges the government to tackle the root cause by strengthening environmental laws to address climate change’s impact on wildlife.

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Produced By: Vanessa Gatica

Featured In Story: Dr Elise Anderson – Veterinarian and Rural & Regional Programs Lead at Vets for Climate Action

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 21 November 2023