Australian cities critical for threatened wildlife

Australian cities can help conserve the country’s endangered animals and plants say CEED scientists. New research reveals that Australian cities still retain a remarkable number of threatened species. All Australian cities and towns contain species that are officially listed as threatened. Sydney has the most, at 126 species, Kalgoorlie-Boulder in Western Australia has the most distinct collection of animals found in an urban area, and Kempsey in NSW has the most unique plants.

http://ceed.edu.au/ceed-news/ceed-media-releases/325- australian-cities-critical-for-threatened-wildlife.html

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