Europe considers land clearing crackdown that may cost Australia's beef exports and land boom

Marian Macdonald
By Marian Macdonald
June 28 2022 - 1:00am
CLEARING CRACKDOWN: Australia is currently ranked 105 out of 180 countries for tree loss on the Environmental Performance Index. Photo source: DES.

Land clearing could affect Australia's access to European markets under proposed new laws and local environmental lobbyists are in Brussels asking lawmakers to go further, scrutinising finance for "destructive industries" like beef.

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Marian Macdonald

Marian Macdonald

National rural property writer

Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland.

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