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Rohan Clarke

We modelled the future of Leadbeater’s possum habitat and found bushfires, not logging, pose the greatest threat

As climate change increases the frequency and scale of bushfires, our models suggest the habitats in Victoria's Central Highlands may be hard to come by.
Leadbeater’s possum needs more than a ‘set and forget’ approach to conserving the forests where it lives. AAP Image/Healesville Sanctuary

A great big new forest park won’t save Leadbeater’s possum

A large new national park might sound like the best way to protect the critically endangered Leadbeater's possum. But it won't do anything to save possums from the major threat of bushfire.

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