PBS NewsHour

Australians rush to rescue wildlife imperiled by bushfires

Clip: 01/29/2020 | 8m 39s Video has closed captioning.

Australia’s bushfires have devastated the country’s wildlife and habitats. Experts say the very existence of some species whose populations were already at vulnerable levels may now hang in the balance. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports from Australia on the country’s efforts to rescue animals, why it will take so long for their ecosystems to recover and the role of climate change.

Aired: 01/29/20

Rating: NR

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