Australia: 400 native species in danger

Sydney Morning Herald: The emu-wren, with its delicate filagreed tail, would go. So too would the master of disguise, the ground parrot - victims of increased fire in Australia's south-east. And the palm cockatoo could disappear from its tropical toehold. They are among 396 native birds likely to suffer as a result of climate change, according to the first analysis of global warming's effects on Australian birds. Of 1232 Australian bird species and subspecies, one-quarter would do badly when exposed to the effects......

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