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Skidmore et al. 2015 Environmental science: Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space

Conservation scientists should collaborate more with space agencies, such as NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA), on identifying measures to help track biodiversity declines around the world. For full publication click here.

Bino et al. 2014 Maximizing colonial waterbirds' breeding events using identified ecological thresholds and environmental flow management

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Porter and Kingsford 2014 Aerial Survey of Wetland Birds in Eastern Australia - October 2014 Annual Summary Report View PDF
Lucas et al. 2014 Mapping forest growth and degradation stage in the Brigalow Belt Bioregion of Australia through integration of ALOS PALSAR and Landsat-derived Foliage Projective Cover (FPC) data
Kingsford et al. 2014 Birds of the Murray-Darling Basin

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Letnic et al. 2014 Artificial watering points are focal points for activity by an invasive herbivore but not native herbivores in conservation reserves in arid Australia
Brandis et al 2014 Assessing the use of camera traps to measure reproductive success in Straw-necked Ibis breeding colonies

Summary. Nest monitoring may influence reproductive success and rates of predation. This study compared data from two methods of monitoring nests — repeated visits to nests by investigators and collection of data by camera traps — in Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis breeding colonies in the Murrumbidgee catchment in New South Wales. There was no significant difference in reproductive success between nests monitored by these two methods. These data show that (1) nest monitoring using camera traps is a valid survey method that reduces the need for investigators to engage in intensive and costly monitoring in the field, and (2) there was no detectable interference from repeated visits to nests by investigators on the reproductive success of ibis.

CES 2014 Centre for Ecosystem Science Annual Report 2013 View PDF
Mishler et al. 2014 Phylogenetic measures of biodiversity and neo- and paleo-endemism in Australian Acacia
Borchard and Eldridge 2014 Does artificial light influence the activity of vertebrates beneath rural buildings?

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Bino et al. 2014 Identifying minimal sets of survey techniques for multi-species monitoring across landscapes: An approach utilising species distribution models

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Schwentner et al. 2014 Evolutionary systematics of the Australian Eocyzicus fauna (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata) reveals hidden diversity and phylogeographic structure

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Letten and Keith 2014 Phylogenetic and functional dissimilarity does not increase during temporal heathland succession

The compelling idea that closely related species should be less likely to coexist on account of their overlapping needs dates back to Darwin. It follows from Darwin's hypothesis that if species compete more intensely as communities mature, recently assembled communities (such as those emerging in the wake of a fire) will consist of closer relatives than older communities. Researchers from the Centre for Ecosystem Science tested this theory using a long-term dataset of community assembly in fire-prone heathland vegetation. Contrary to expectations, the relatedness of coexisting species tended to increase in the wake of fires, thus challenging this logical extention to one of ecology's oldest hypotheses.

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Ripple et al. 2014 Status and ecological effects of the world’s largest carnivores

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Timms 2014 Aquatic invertebrates of pit gnammas in southwest Australia
Chagué-Goff et al. 2014 Impact of tsunami inundation on soil salinisation – up to one year after the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami

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Bino et al. 2013 Improving bioregional frameworks for conservation by including mammal distributions

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AWRLC 2013 AWRLC Annual Report 2012 View PDF
Ripple et al. 2013 Widespread mesopredator effects after wolf extirpation

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Keith et al. 2013 Scientific foundations for an IUCN Red List of ecosystems

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Kingsford et al. 2013 Waterbird communities in the Murray-Darling Basin, 1983-2012 View PDF
Schwentner et al. 2013 Cyclestheria hislopi (Crustacea: Branchiopoda): A group of morphologically cryptic species with origins in the Cretaceous

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Timms et al. 2013 Temporal changes in the macroinvertebrate fauna of two glacial lakes, Cootapatamba and Albina, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales

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French et al. 2013 Invasion of woody shrubs and trees
Laffan et al. 2013 Using endemism to assess representation of protected areas – the family Myrtaceae in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area

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Bino et al. 2013 Adaptive management of Ramsar wetlands View PDF
Somaweera et al. 2013 Why does vulnerability to toxic invasive cane toads vary among populations of Australian freshwater crocodiles?

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Timms 2013 A revision of the Australian species of Lynceus Müller, 1776 (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Laevicaudata, Lynceidae)

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Mason et al. 2013 Arrival order among native plant functional groups does not affect invasibility of constructed dune communities
Letnic et al. 2013 Ecologically functional landscapes and the role of dingoes as trophic regulators in south-eastern Australia and other habitats

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