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Australian fires have incinerated the habitats of up to 100 threatened species

Australian fires have incinerated the habitats of up to 100 threatened species

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.sciencenews.org/article/australian-fires-incinerated-habitats-threatened-species-ecological-disaster) reduced by 95%. (I’m a bot)
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    > "It might not always be the case that animals have been completely wiped out in these habitats, however given the scale and severity of these fires , there's no question that, even common species and not just threatened species, will have been affected quite dramatically.”

    > The glossy black cockatoo is just one of many species that have been badly hit there, where fires continue to burn.

    > In December, fires ripped through the secret canyons where it was found, raising the prospect the species could become extinct in the wild.

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  2. Bear in mind that a million out of 8 million total species are ‘threatened’

    It’s not exactly a tough set of criteria needed to be ‘under threat of’ extinction

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