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Australian ecosystems vulnerable amid bushfire catastrophe

Clip: 01/17/2020 | 6m 4s Video has closed captioning.

Firefighters in Australia are finally getting some help from nature, in the form of lower temperatures and rain. But many fires are still burning, and millions of acres have been lost. The blazes have also caused tremendous damage to the surrounding ecosystems and wildlife -- some of which don’t exist anywhere else in the world. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 01/17/20

Rating: NR

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