Like losing the thylacine: Fire burns Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Whyalla News: Ancient alpine ecosystems unique to Tasmania's remote world heritage wilderness, including trees that lived for more than a millennium, have been killed by fires that scientists say are linked to climate change. The first images of the damage on the state's central plateau have triggered calls for governments to do more to protect internationally recognised landscapes as part of their fire response. Taken on Saturday near Lake Mackenzie at an altitude of about 1200 metres, the photographs show......

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