Bramble Cay melomys Current Affairs, GK & News

Bramble Cay melomys  Current Affairs, GK & News

Bramble Cay melomys

In 2016, the Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent aka Bramble Cay melomys became the first mammal species driven to extinction by human-induced climate change. The main reason for extinction Bramble Cay melomys is anthropogenic climate change. The climate change caused in ocean inundation (due to sea rise) of the low-lying cay areas of their habitat over ..

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Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent: first mammal species wiped out by human-induced climate change

Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent (also known as Bramble Cay melomys) has become the first mammal species driven to extinction by human-induced climate change. It was revealed after researchers in extensive survey (searches) failed to find a single specimen from its only known habitat on a sandy island in far northern Australia. The extensive survey ..

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