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Call for citizen scientists – ecologists gathering in Launceston want to know what nature is in your backyard

Sunday, 24 November 2019

600 ecologists gathering in Launceston have called for locals’ help to snap local plants, fungi….... Read more

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From preventing bushfire to saving species, ecology offers practical solutions

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Over 600 ecologists gathering to discuss how we address the big issues facing our planet….... Read more

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Weather radars reign for info on flying animals

Friday, 4 October 2019

Scientists are using weather radars, originally developed to measure rainfall, to study the flight patterns….... Read more

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Australia should seize the opportunity to become a global conservation leader

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

One million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, and the current laws and….... Read more

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Native plants are taking back their homes

Monday, 8 April 2019

Native plant species are reclaiming their territory as they bounce back in habitats that we’ve….... Read more

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Accelerating land clearing is increasing bushfires and droughts and compounding Australia’s extinction crisis: 300 scientists call for immediate action

Monday, 11 March 2019

Large-scale land clearing is nullifying our carbon abatement efforts, placing native species at higher likelihood….... Read more

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The science is in: aerial cull of feral horses needed to reduce their impacts in the Australian Alps

Thursday, 31 January 2019

A suite of research papers published today in a special issue of the journal Ecological….... Read more

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Evidence ignored – or wilfully dismissed – in environmental policy decisions

Thursday, 29 November 2018

800 scientists have endorsed a statement by the Ecological Society of Australia (ESA) calling for….... Read more

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Which species will inherit the Earth?

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Life is likely to continue on Earth after humans have gone, with invasive species such….... Read more

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Australian threatened bird populations drop by half in 30 years on average

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

On average, populations of Australia’s threatened birds have decreased by half since 1985, according to….... Read more

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Which witchetty grubs to grab: choose your insect dinner wisely

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

A new classification of witchetty grubs in Australia will help maintain traditional knowledge about edible….... Read more

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Shark spotting from the sky supports surfer safety

Monday, 26 November 2018

A blimp on shark patrol is making Australian beaches safer for swimmers and surfers. University….... Read more