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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 hopeThey read like scenes from a disaster movie, vignettes of a natural world slipping into decay.In the tropical wet rainforests of far north Queensland, outside Cairns, an estimated 23,000 spectacled flying foxes – one-third of Australia’s total population – drop dead from the trees over just two days. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/mar/05/the-disaster-movie-playing-in-australias-wild-places-and-solutions-that-could-help-hit-pause