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Australia is to some of the most amazing creatures and plant in the world. It is famous for its of species. However, scientists have just reported a "" loss of biodiversity. The government has released its State of the Environment Report. It is reading. The report reveals a serious in biodiversity, an increase in loss, and increasing levels of . It concludes that the condition of Australia's environment is "poor and deteriorating". Australia has been hit by drought, fires and floods in the past five years. These have killed many animals and caused the of natural habitat. Climate change is also harming Australia's .

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