Exclusive: environmental group calls plan to protect black-throated finch an ‘elaborate hoax’
Adani has set aside a “conservation area” for the endangered black-throated finch at the same site earmarked for the massive Clive Palmer-backed Alpha North coalmine.
The environmental group Lock the Gate said the land-use conflict meant the Adani plan to protect the black-throated finch – which is one of two crucial management plans for the Carmichael mine yet to be approved by the Queensland government – amounted to an “elaborate hoax”.
Original Title: Adani 'conservation area' for endangered finch sits on proposed Clive Palmer mine
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/30/adani-conservation-area-for-endangered-finch-sits-on-proposed-clive-palmer-mine