White possums must stay cool to survive

Laurance, William F., Laurance, Susan, and Milne, Christine (2014) White possums must stay cool to survive. Nature, 512. p. 136.

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[Extract] It is ironic that Australia, one of the world's highest carbon emitters per capita, is giving up on a hard-won plan to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions (see Nature 511, 392; 2014) just as climate change could be about to claim one of its rarest and most iconic animals — the white lemuroid ringtail possum (Hemibelideus lemuroides).

Item ID: 35128
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1476-4687
Keywords: Australia; carbon tax; climate change; global warming; lemuroid ringtail possum; white possum
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2015 01:54
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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