endangered habitats

australia’s rare white lemuroid ringtail possum

Out of sight, out of luck: the hidden victims of Australia’s deadly heatwaves

There have been obvious signs: bushfires, drought and coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. But there have also been less headline-grabbing climate change-related tragedies. Based on studies of past extreme heat events, the affect of this summer’s heatwaves on Australia’s flora and fauna would have been severe, fundamental and, in some cases, deadly.

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