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We were founded to connect the community with biodiversity expertise and analysis. Your voice and support is crucial in making a difference. Here are some of the ways you can get involved today.

1. Subscribe to our newsletters for regular updates on new biodiversity science, ways to help nature and get involved, and analysis of new policy announcements. You can also help by share our newsletters and encouraging your friends to subscribe.


2. Follow us on social media, share our stories with friends, family and colleagues, and add your own thoughts in comments and shares.


3. Make small changes for nature that can add up to major impact when everyone gets involved. See how many of these 12 easy actions you are already taking to help nature and if there are some more you could get involved with.

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4. Talk to your friends about biodiversity, how amazing it is and how we can all take small steps and be champions to help nature. Ultimately we all depend on it.

5. Make a donation or become a regular giver. As an independent organisation, the Biodiversity Council is powered by the support of our partners and community. We run entirely through donations. Donations are made through The University of Melbourne and all proceeds go directly to funding the work of the council.

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The Biodiversity Council is an independent expert group founded by 11 Australian universities to promote evidence-based solutions to Australia’s biodiversity crisis. It is hosted by The University of Melbourne. It receives funding from 11 university partners and The Ian Potter Foundation, The Ross Trust, Trawalla Foundation, The Rendere Trust, Isaacson Davis Foundation, Coniston Charitable Trust and Angela Whitbread.

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