Australia is a big country, filled with native plants and animals that you won't find anywhere else in the world. Australia is one of only seventeen "Megadiverse" countries on earth. Megadiverse is a term used to describe countries with an especially large variety of native plants and animals (also known as a high level of biodiversity). These seventeen megadiverse countries, including Australia, contain around three-quarters of all the types of living things on earth!
More than ever the environment needs YOUR help. Here are some ideas to get you, your friends, family, school and community inspired to help look after our precious planet.