Why it matters when a tiny species goes extinct

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– a look at the ramifications of species extinction for biogeochemistry and ecosystem functioning. Around Sydney there is a tiny species that every developer hates: the Cumberland Plain Land Snail. This species has stopped, delayed or significantly changed many developments across the Sydney basin, and is even said to be the snail that rules Sydney. Recently we […]

7 weird ways CO2 is changing animals

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Increasing atmospheric greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane, not only change our climate systems but are also changing the ways animals live and behave. Here are 7 weird ways CO2 is changing the lives of some of the animals we love.   1. koalas and the leaves they eat Koalas have a very […]