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Australia | Covid-19 restrictions keep scientists from monitoring recovery from bushfires

Scientists are being forced to shut down or scale back fieldwork to assess the impact of last summer’s devastating bushfires on threatened species amid the coronavirus crisis, prompting concerns it could affect wildlife recovery.


Several universities have shut down fieldwork to comply with restrictions on travel and physical contact and government agencies working on the recovery have had to scale back some of their operations.


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/apr/05/fears-for-wildlife-recovery-after-bushfires-as-coronavirus-crisis-stymies-scientists-fieldwork

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