A genetic robbery in Australia’s quailthrush
Our DNA studies of Australia's quailthrush have revealed many secrets hidden among these remarkable birds, including a genetic robbery.
Australian white sharks follow pathways etched in the seafloor
Extensive tracking of the southern-western white shark population has revealed epic oceanic excursions, including a 12,240 km return trip to sub-Antarctic waters.
Understanding complex interactions the key to the freshwater croc’s future
A failure to grasp the details of the life of freshwater crocodiles in the places they live is likely to bedevil their conservation.
How can we bring conservation into the innovation era?
It's business planning, for biodiversity. Dr Iadine Chades and co-authors call for scientists to use a 'lean startup' approach when trialling new technology.
Saving baby turtles one nest at a time
We're working with Indigenous rangers in Cape York to give baby turtles the best chance of making it from nest to ocean.
An artificially intelligent answer to threatened species
Conservation practices haven't progressed fast enough to meet the enormity of the environmental challenges. AI could be part of the answer to improve species detection methods and advise on better conservation approaches.
Iconic New Caledonian birds join the research collection
The Australian National Wildlife Collection holds a significant collection of fauna and flora of New Guinea and the Pacific islands, critical to understanding the evolution of species in Australia and the wider Pacific. The Collection now includes bird specimens from New Caledonia, including the iconic Kagu.
What rainforest plant is that?
Australia’s tropical rainforest plants can be identified with just a few simple clicks.