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New paper: Ecosystem risk assessment of Georgina gidgee woodlands

Authors: Glenda Wardle, Aaron Greenville, Anke Frank, Max Tischler, Nathan Emery and Christopher R Dickman. Published in: Austral Ecology Special Issue: Ecosystem Risk Assessment Abstract: Ecosystems across the world, and the biodiversity they support, are experiencing increasing anthropogenic pressure, and … Continue reading

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New paper: Resolving the value of the dingo in ecological restoration

Authors: Thomas M Newsome, Guy-Anthony Ballard, Mathew S Crowther, Justin A Dellinger, Peter J S Fleming, Alistair S Glen, Aaron C Greenville, Chris N Johnson, Mike Letnic, Katherine E Moseby, Dale G Nimmo, Michael Paul Nelson, John L Read, William … Continue reading

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A 25 year commitment to digging for answers in the sand

Remote regions of Australia are rarely studied, but one research group from the School of Biological Sciences has been heading to the Simpson Desert for the last 25 years. This long-distance relationship has endured droughts, floods, fires and flies, but: … Continue reading

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Of mice and dogs

New study suggests that the role of the dingo in controlling smaller predators is more complex than first thought. A surveillance operation is underway in one of the most remote parts of the Australian continent. For 24 hours a day … Continue reading

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Photography inspiring conservation: Rock Island Bend

From the early days of photography the natural world has provided inspiration, providing the viewer a glimpse into remote and exotic places. Intrepid photographers have hiked in kilograms of photographic gear to capture the first static image, but are these … Continue reading

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Conversation: Will we hunt dingoes to the brink like the Tasmanian tiger?

By Aaron Greenville, University of Sydney and Glenda Wardle, University of Sydney The last Tasmanian tiger died a lonely death in the Hobart Zoo in 1936, just 59 days after new state laws aimed at protecting it from extinction were … Continue reading

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