Augusta-Margaret River Mail
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.

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Duncan Bailey

Duncan Bailey

Journalist

Passionate about all things happening in the North East with a focus on health and science. Got a story? Get in touch: duncan.bailey@examiner.com.au