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The Maugean Skate, nicknamed the 'Tasmanian Tiger of the Sea,' is on the brink of extinction, with salmon farming in the region threatening its natural habitat. So will Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek be able to fulfill her promise of no new extinct species by 2030, or will the Skate become another relic of the past?
This was recorded on Tuesday 4th July 2023 and things may have changed since recording.
Eloise Carr, Director, the Australia Institute Tasmania // @GeneveraE
Host: Elinor Johnston-Leek, Digital Content Producer, the Australia Institute
Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey
Edited by: Emily Perkins
Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions
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