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Need a bad news antidote? These conservation wins will do the trick

Let’s face it, right now it feels like there just aren’t that many good news stories around. Many of us are avoiding our news feeds altogether, since getting stuck in endless doomscrolling can leave us feeling a little low. But, when it comes to top-notch conservation efforts in NSW national parks, there are lots of wins to celebrate. We reckon that nature has special powers to inspire us and transform our mindsets, so we’ve rounded up some of the best news stories from the past year. These heartwarming reports from national parks across the state will lift your spirits and remind you of all that’s good in the world.

Loggerhead turtle hatchlings. Photo Credit: Harry Vincent / Taronga Conservation Society Australia
Photo Information Harry Vincent / Taronga Conservation Society Australia So smoll.

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