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UNESCO conservation advisory IUCN elevates concern for World Heritage Gondwana rainforests



By Melissa Martin,

Friday December 4, 2020 – 13:34 EDT


Mark Graham takes hope from pockets of Gondwana rainforests regenerating after the bushfires.
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Ecologist Mark Graham has studied Australia’s Gondwana rainforests for decades and, after years of drought and bushfires, says things have never looked so dire.

“To bear witness to the loss of some of these ecosystems . . . it’s a very upsetting thing to observe,” he said.

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature [IUCN] this week rated Gondwana…



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