UPDATED: "Pick a loved icon, and put a gun to its head"
"If it has died out it will be devastating," Ms [Sheridan] Morris said.
"It is a big one, and a big one to bang the drum over.
"It is equally as shocking as losing an iconic marine species like a whale or the dugong."
It's a big IF of course, and doesn't tie in with the fact that global temperatures are much the same as they were 30 years ago...
Read it here.
UPDATE: Andrew Bolt skewers the whole thing very nicely here.