Australia, US and Brazil lead the world in weakening national parks

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/ Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 4, 6, 7

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Word Count: 931

Australia has made over 1600 changes to its national parks in the last two decades, including reducing marine park protections. This provocative article would be well suited to Biological and Earth and Space sciences for years 4, 6, and 7. It could provide a good opportunity for class discussion and debate.

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