Young and Regional

Australia's land clearing toll on river health and climate threatens platypus

Duncan Bailey
November 3 2022 - 5:00am

The elusive platypus is rapidly becoming the face of Australia's biodiversity and species decline as land clearing, urban sprawl, rising temperatures and extreme weather events affect their habitat.

Duncan Bailey

Duncan Bailey

Journalist

Duncan is The Examiner's health reporter and is passionate about all things happening in the North-East. Got a story? Get in touch: duncan.bailey@examiner.com.au