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Australian rat is the first mammal to go extinct due to climate change

Australian Government on Tuesday officially declared extinction of Great Barrier Reef rodent, making it the first mammal believed to have been killed off by human-induced climate change. The rat-like Bramble Cay melomys – inhabited a small coral island on the Great Barrier Reef, measuring about five hectares (12 acres) and located in the Torres Strait, […]

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