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Government failing to measure buyback environmental improvements, ecologist says

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Ecologist Professor Jamie Pittock says Australians deserve to know that there is solid evaluation of whether buybacks are helping the environment or not. Photo by Clive Hilliker

A leading ecologist who supports water buybacks has suggested that proponents of the scheme may get ‘crucified’ when farming communities become aware of how few environmental changes have been measured by the federal and state governments.

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