Listen to Australia's Ongoing Biodiversity Crisis46:1414 August 2023

Dylan and Kulja are joined by Prof. John Woinarski, Professor at Charles Darwin University and Biodiversity Council member, who discusses the crisis facing Australian animal and plant species in light of reporting from a journal article in Science that the country’s biodiversity loss is among the worst in the world.

Also on the show, Journalist Peter Mares drops in to break down the state of the Federal Government's parent migration scheme and its challenges – as investigated in his analysis for the Scanlon Federation.  

Plus, Naarm/Melbourne based writer and editor Savannah Hollis gets into the troubling implications for the Australian publishing industry following the merging of the last two major book printing companies in the country, explored in her article for Overland.

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.