Fenner in the news - Hope as Australian environment fights back

31 March 2021

The Australian environment has started a slow recovery from some of the toughest years on record, a new study has concluded.

Researchers found robust species rebounded in 2020, despite the devastating ecological damage caused by the Black Summer fires, according to Australia's Environment Report.

"There's reason to hope that our environment will get a chance to rebuild," Australian National University environmental scientist Albert van Dijk said on Wednesday.

"The extreme drought and heat conditions of 2019 and previous years eased after February (2020) thanks to increased rainfall, as La Nina climate conditions emerged," he said.

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