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19 Australian ecosystems are collapsing. THEY ARE CRITICAL RIGHT NOW THIS SECOND IT’S REALLY HAPPENING! | First Dog on the Moon
But despite all the extinctions (not the scientists the various flora and fauna) and the worsening everything they just won’t give up! Go scientists go!

First Dog on the Moon

08, Mar, 2021 @6:26 AM

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The disaster movie playing in Australia's wild places – and solutions that could help hit pause
Across the country, catastrophes are unfolding as ecosystems collapse. But in a landmark study, scientists are pointing to green shoots of hope

Adam Morton and Graham Readfearn

05, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australia confirms extinction of 13 more species, including first reptile since colonisation
Christmas Island forest skink and 12 mammals on list, which also includes the desert bettong, broad-cheeked hopping mouse and Nullarbor barred bandicoot

Adam Morton Environment editor

03, Mar, 2021 @5:15 AM

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As many corals growing in the Pacific as trees in the Amazon, new study finds
Analysis suggests the risk of extinction of some species may not be as high as previously thought, but researchers warn local depletion still has a devastating impact

Graham Readfearn

01, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australian scientists warn urgent action needed to save 19 'collapsing' ecosystems
A ‘confronting and sobering’ report details degradation of coral reefs, outback deserts, tropical savanna, Murray-Darling waterways, mangroves and forests

Adam Morton Environment editor

25, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Morrison government’s new environment commissioner ‘toothless’, conservation groups say
Proposal criticised for not allowing the auditing of individual decisions about developments or the environment

Lisa Cox

25, Feb, 2021 @6:54 AM

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Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study
Other predators such as narwhals are suffering similarly as unique adaptations become less suited

Phoebe Weston

24, Feb, 2021 @1:50 PM

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Environment department failed to investigate allegations rare Australian birds were exported for profit
Independent review says department received allegations soon after first permits were issued but exports continued

Lisa Cox

22, Feb, 2021 @3:52 AM

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'Development should stop': serious flaws in offsets plan for new western Sydney airport
The site chosen to offset the massive Badgerys Creek project was already earmarked for protection. Experts accuse the government of ‘double-dipping’

Lisa Cox

16, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Wildlife trade drives alarming decline in some species, says study
Animals traded for pet industry, bushmeat, traditional medicine, ivory and lab use declined locally by up to 99.9%

Phoebe Weston

15, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Britain's endangered willow tit needs vast area to thrive, research finds
Under 3,000 pairs survive, which each require 7 ha to prosper, with ex-industrial sites ideal for breeding

Patrick Barkham

11, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Climate crisis pushing great white sharks into new waters
Shift is caused by the heating of the oceans and other wildlife is suffering more attacks

Damian Carrington Environment editor

09, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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