Australia's plants help make our landscapes unique. But many are in grave danger of extinction, and in many cases, the problem is getting worse.
How fast can an animal run? How intense was the fire? Picking which species to help after a bushfire tragedy is no easy task.
Fish, frogs, turtles and platypus at major risk of extinction following the bushfires. So why aren't they getting much attention?
Without an emergency cull of feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park, the land cannot recover from the bushfires – and threatened species are at grave risk of being annihilated.
In a matter of weeks, the fires have subverted decades of dedicated conservation efforts for many threatened species.
Our work represents the first assessment of what social and economic factors are connected to environmental degradation across the entire African continent.
A recent global survey found almost 600 plants have gone extinct. And this figure is likely to be an underestimate.