In the final week of NSW Parliament for 2016, the Baird Government passed weakened biodiversity laws that green light the destruction of native vegetation and wildlife throughout NSW, and endanger precious habitats. 

These laws are the biggest step backwards in environmental protection in decades, making it easier to clear land, harm animals as well as expanding the flawed biodiversity offset system.

Read Dr Faruqi's speech in Parliament as to why these bills are so bad.

Read the Greens Submission to the bills

Read Dr Faruqi's opinion piece.