Good luck to the 2018 Eureka Prize finalists

From genetic rescue to difficult bird research, there are plenty of ecologists up for this year’s Eureka Prizes.

The Burramys Genetic Rescue Team, the Difficult Bird Research Group, Dr Kate Grarock, eReefs Project Team, ECOCEAN whale shark project, and the team behind QuestaGame are among the 47 finalists competing for over $160,000 in prize money.

The awards will be presented at the Sydney Town Hall on 29 August.

You can watch short videos about all their work on the Australian Museum's website. Or follow their progress on Twitter by following @EurekaPrizes and #Eureka18.