· "Coal mining in strategic water source areas is not only contrary to sound scientific advice, but also to basic common sense. These are areas of high biodiversity which are critical for water generation and future economic growth. WWF will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the best interests of society are pursued."
· They legalize extraction of coalseam gas. They legalize animal factory farming, industrial scale land clearing for agriculture, logging of native forests, and on and on. Through environmental laws, governments permit and legalize the "use" of the environment — including land, water, air, plants, and species.