New article in The Conversation: Mourn our lost mammals, while helping the survivors battle back

Together with colleagues Euan Ritchie and Tom Newsome, I’ve published an article on The Conversation drawing attention to the radical changes in Australia’s mammal communities since European arrival, calling for more support for projects that seek to ‘rewild’ Australia by re-introducing native predators.

Gone from this earth: Four of the 30 Australian mammal species that have gone extinct since European settlement. The desert rat-kangaroo (top left), the eastern hare-wallaby (top right), the white-footed rabbit-rat (bottom left), and the pig-footed bandicoot (bottom right)
Gone from this earth: Four of the 30 Australian mammal species that have gone extinct since European settlement. The desert rat-kangaroo (top left), the eastern hare-wallaby (top right), the white-footed rabbit-rat (bottom left), and the pig-footed bandicoot (bottom right)
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