Adani: 2,000 hectares of black-throated finch habitat removed from conservation plans

Ecologists say Adani’s plan for endangered bird’s conservation area amounts to ‘a plan to manage a cow paddock’

About 2,000 hectares of proposed habitat offsets for the endangered black-throated finch were removed from Adani’s conservation plans last year, mostly on land earmarked for the nearby China Stone coalmine.

The Indian mining company also intends to allow cattle to graze on the remaining conservation areas surrounding its Carmichael mine.

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Source: The Guardian
Adani: 2,000 hectares of black-throated finch habitat removed from conservation plans