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The story behind Australia's mouse plague

The story behind Australia's mouse plague

Update: 2021-03-31
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 After suffering through record-breaking bushfires, a pandemic, and floods, big parts of Australia now have a new problem: a plague of mice. Farming communities have been overwhelmed by one of the worst mouse infestations in recent history, threatening crops and livelihoods. Today, the CSIRO’s Steve Henry on the origins of the mouse plague, the impact it’s having, and when it might finally end.


Guest: CSIRO researcher Steve Henry


Background reading: The mouse plague in NSW in The Saturday Paper


 

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The story behind Australia's mouse plague

The story behind Australia's mouse plague