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Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds

More than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at business as usual rates, according to new analysis by Australian researchers. The University of Queensland and Australian Conservation Foundation study, published this week in Global Ecology and Conservation, examines

Australia's biodiversity at breaking point – a picture essay

Australia's biodiversity at breaking point – a picture essay

A ustralia’s biodiversity is in trouble. The UN global assessment report painted a stark picture : the decline of the world’s natural support systems means that human society is in danger. According to the report, nature is being destroyed at a rate tens to hundreds of times higher than the average over the past 10 million years. More than a million