Dugongs starve as climate change destroys their food supply

In Queensland, Australia, dugong populations are crashing as extreme weather events combined with increased river sediments from human activities are depleting the seagrasses they live on. Gabrielle Ahern reports.

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Last updated on 29 June 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Australia
Region: 
Oceania
Threats: 
Climate Change
Species: 
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals