Incendiary Extinctions: Australian Fires and the Species Effect 

The extinction literature, speculative and more solidly grounded, is burgeoning. Six Australian professors have stuck to the safe, if dark premise by claiming in The Conversation that “most of the range and population of between 20 and 100 threatened species will have been burnt. Such species include the long-footed potoroo, Kangaroo Island’s glossy black cockatoo and the Spring midge orchid.”

Source: Incendiary Extinctions: Australian Fires and the Species Effect – CounterPunch.org

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