Update on a Catastrophe: Now more than One Billion Animals Dead Downunder

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

University of Sydney:

Update on number of animals killed in Australian bushfires: Sydney expertShareProfessor Chris Dickman has revised his estimate of the number of animals killed in bushfires in NSW to more than 800 million animals, with a national impact of more than one billion animals.

Several weeks ago Professor Dickman, from the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science, estimated that 480 million animals would be killed by the fires. With the fires having now continued and extended their range he has updated that figure including putting the impact nationally at more than one billion animals.

Speaking to National…

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