Commentary: Continental-level biodiversity collapse
Biodiversity loss is a global phenomenon, with Woinarski et al. providing a sobering review of the demise of the Australian native terrestrial mammal fauna. The authors’ focus is on the loss of >10% of endemic terrestrial native mammal fauna since European settlement in 1788. The extent of mammal loss is highlighted by the contrast with mainland North America, with just one mammal species extinction in the equivalent ∼200-y period. Woinarski et al. make key points about...[Show more]
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