conservation

  • Sixth time unlucky

    Study suggests hundreds of land species near extinction.

    There’s something sobering – terrifying is the more apt word – about a peer-reviewed paper that contains, under the h...

    Animals June 2, 2020
  • History

    Gifford Pinchot plants an idea

    US politician also made his mark saving forests.

    Gifford Pinchot was both a politician and a scientist, living in a time when the two were not mutually exclusive, as ...

    Features May 29, 2020
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    New device targeting feral cats

    A key in rebuilding decimated native animal populations.

    A new device that uses poison and lasers to kill feral cats and control their devastating impacts on population numbe...

    ASC Edits May 29, 2020
  • More roads, fewer tigers, study suggests

    Researchers estimate impact of Asian growth.

    Nearly 24,000 kilometres of new roads will be built in Asian tiger habitat by mid-century, potentially increasing the...

    Animals May 1, 2020
  • Coupling big data and conservation

    Scientists highlight opportunities to generate sustainable solutions.

    The “big data revolution” offers an unprecedented opportunity to better chart environmental degradation and inform gl...

    Earth April 28, 2020
  • Small habitats matter for biodiversity

    Study informs global conservation efforts.

    With the planet’s biodiversity crisis putting up to half a million species at risk of extinction, conservationists ar...

    Earth April 22, 2020
  • Good news for coral reef conservation

    Study points way to effective marine reserve management.

    Amidst all the bad news about coral reef bleaching, an international team has shed light on what conservation measure...

    Earth April 20, 2020
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    New species of sea snake discovered

    Western Australian coasts are a hot spot for diversity.

    A new species of turtle-headed sea snake has been discovered in Western Australia, bringing the total number of speci...

    ASC Edits April 6, 2020
  • Wildlife conservation is getting better

    According to AI probe of scientific studies.

    Whether it’s plastic pollution, climate change or endangered species conservation, there’s a growing tsunami of scien...

    AI March 23, 2020
  • House that feline

    Pet cats are just as destructive as feral ones.

    As if Australians need someone to remind them of the danger to wildlife of Felis catus – the domestic cat. CSIRO P...

    Animals March 13, 2020
  • The bigger they are, the harder they fall

    Study finds large ecosystems collapse more quickly.

    Vast, rich ecosystems that have existed for millennia could collapse in less than a human lifetime, according to a st...

    Earth March 11, 2020
  • A new way to spy on wildlife

    New technology could improve conservation efforts.

    This image of a mountain monkey was captured by a combination of standard camera trapping and new “arboreal camera tr...

    Animals March 9, 2020
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