Arid field season off to a roaring start in 2016
The 2016 field season has kicked off with a big start for researchers in the Landscape Ecology group at the CES. This March they have two field trips of 3-5 weeks to arid regions of Australia. You can read updates on these trips here ...
Platypus Conservation Initiative
There is mounting evidence that populations are declining due to multiple stressors, including habitat loss and fragmentation and poor river management ...
Feather Map of Australia
A joint research project between the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the University of NSW (UNSW), we are enlisting “citizen scientists” to gather bird feathers from inland wetlands. ...
Improving technologies for inland aquaculture in Papua New Guinea
Collaborating farmers with Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) produced using better management practices disseminated by the ACIAR project team ...
Professor David Keith and the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Team: Win the Eureka Prize for Environmental Research
Professor David Keith, holding a joint position in the Centre for Ecosystem Science at UNSW, Australia and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, and his team are deserved winners of the 2015 Eureka Prize for Environmental Research. ...

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2015 Waterbird survey

The aerial survey team have just completed the 33rd annual waterbird survey of eastern Australia which surveyed all major wetland sites in the Murray-Darling Basin and other sites in the Riverina for waterbirds. The project is supported by all eastern State conservation agencies and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.

Click on the survey route to read a blog post or the button on the bottom right to access the list of blogs. 

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