Nearly half Australia’s coastal habitat damaged by climate change: study


A team of researchers led by the CSIRO found up to 45 per cent of Australia’s coastline has been affected by extreme weather events since 2011.

Looking at a six year period, they found a whole range of habitats from kelp forests in southwestern Western Australia to the Great Barrier Reef suffered from higher water temperatures and extreme weather.

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