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Hot Topics in Ecology are evidence-based syntheses of topics that are relevant to environmental policy development, land management and to broadening the community's ecological knowledge base.

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The ecological, ethical and economic evidence for removing feral horses from Australia’s alpine environments

Thursday, 2 July 2020

The evidence shows that maintaining feral horse populations is inconsistent with biodiversity conservation. By degrading….... Read more

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Australia’s species extinction crisis in numbers: 2019

Monday, 23 December 2019

100 Australian species are listed as extinct since European colonisation Further extinctions are predicted in….... Read more

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The impacts of artificial light on marine turtles

Friday, 13 December 2019

Hatchling marine turtles are vulnerable to light pollution as it disrupts the natural light cues….... Read more

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Amphibian chytrid fungus: impacts on Australian frogs and ongoing conservation challenges

Friday, 1 November 2019

43 Australian frog species have declined due to chytrid fungus, including seven extinctions and six….... Read more