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Mudflats and other intertidal ecosystems are shrinking - Nature

In a world-first study of its kind, UNSW and UQ researchers used artificial intelligence and extensive satellite imagery to find that intertidal zones around the globe have receded.


The catastrophic fish kill on the Darling River

The how and the why.


Eastern Australia Waterbird Survey 2018 Report



Submission on Australia's faunal extinction crisis - an inquiry by the Senate's Environment and Communications References Committee

Image: Threatened crest-tailed mulgara taken by Nick Chu



The Elephant Poaching Crisis: Botswana

Our collaborators in Botswana have uncovered some disturbing news during their ongoing aerial survey of northern Botswana. This is a good article highlighting the issue.


Wildlife CSI

Australian science is catching up with illegal traffickers of precious wildlife.


Waterbirds at risk as irrigation saps floods in Murray-Darling wetland

Large waterbird breeding events are one-third as likely t


Submission on review of the interaction between the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and agriculture and food production

Executive Summary:


Submission to Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission

Executive Summary


Submission on Lake Eyre Basin Intergovernmental Agreement

This submission focuses on some broad general comments and recommendations, followed by responses on the draft recommendations provided from the second review of the Lake Eyre Basin Agreement (Noet


Submission on Floodplain Harvesting Policy and Better Management of Environmental Water

The Centre for Ecosystem Science has made a submission in response to two consultation papers released by the NSW Government.


Ecology's Remote-Sensing Revolution

"Satellite data, and the tools that ecologists use to analyse them, are more accessible and plentiful than ever." -Roberta Kwok


Scientific experts 'extremely concerned' by plan to stop extinctions

The Centre for Ecosystem Science, in addition to other environmental groups nationwide, have voiced their concerns regarding the recent draft of the biodiversity plan released by Department of the


Patch value, viability and resilience - PhD opportunity

A PhD opportunity is available for an independent and self-motivated Australian domestic postgraduate student with a 1st Class Honours degree in Biological Sciences.


Where Do Birds Flock Together? Australians Are Mailing In Feathers to Help Find Out



CES submission to Australia's Strategy for Nature 2018-2030

The Centre for Ecosystem Science has develoed a submission to the draft Revision of Australia’s Biodiversity Conservation Strategy – “Australia’s Strategy for Nature 2018-2030”.


Echidnas' quills used to help sniff out illegal trafficking of endangered pangolins

Australia's echidnas are helping to pin-point the trail of international criminal groups engaged in the illegal trafficking of endangered wildlife.


Conservation of Greater Bilby: PhD Opportunity


PhD opportunity


The Darling River – up the creek without a political paddle

Professor Richard Kingsford, Director of the Centre for Ecosystem Science, has written an opinion piece about the allocation of water in the Darling River.


The Murray-Darling Declaration

A declaration for the Murray-Darling Basin


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