wildlife

  • Cats versus quolls

    Why feral felines are a greater threat to native wildlife.

    Sorry, cat lovers. More research has turned the spotlight on how our furry feline companions wreak havoc on wildlife....

    Animals January 6, 2021
  • Reptiles threatened by online trade

    Scientists call for greater international regulation.

    Nearly 4000 species of reptile – a third of those known – are being traded online with very little international regu...

    Animals September 30, 2020
  • Opinion

    Tim Jarvis on Human-wildlife conflict

    When humans and animals cross, it’s termed conflict.

    It’s 84 years since the last known Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), died at Beaumaris Zoo, Ho...

    ASC Edits September 18, 2020
  • Focus

    The ‘anthropause’ during COVID-19

    Wildlife going wild. What can we learn?

    Pumas leaping onto walls in Santiago, Chile; wild boar trotting along streets in Haifa, Israel; dolphins unusually fa...

    Animals June 25, 2020
  • Partner Content

    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
  • 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
  • Fukushima wildlife caught on camera

    Many species thriving amid nuclear contamination.

    Scientists have provided what they say is the first evidence that wildlife is abundant in Japan’s Fukushima Evacuatio...

    Animals January 7, 2020
  • No, koalas aren't functionally extinct

    Claims due to the recent bushfires is an exaggeration.

    This week has seen several news stories proclaiming that this month’s bushfires have made koalas “functionally extinc...

    ASC Edits December 1, 2019
  • Not your usual African safari

    Researchers learn there’s lots to learn from faeces.

    OK, yes, this is a pile of poop. But a valuable one.Ecologists led by Tyler Kartzinel from Brown University in the ...

    Animals November 5, 2019
  • Capturing more than just the moment

    Tourists can help with wildlife monitoring.

    Holiday snaps such this as may have more than just the obvious appeal.Tourists geotagging their wildlife photos while...

    Sustainability July 22, 2019
  • Partner Content

    What happens to wildlife after bushfires?

    Key discoveries in how wildlife restores itself after bushfires.

    The area surrounding bushfires dictates what species survive and which thrive afterwards, an Australian study finds. ...

    Animals May 3, 2019
  • Camera traps reveal secret lives of mammals

    It’s more important than ever to monitor mammals effectively.

    Wildlife populations are declining globally, but it’s not all doom and gloom. We’re in the midst of an exciting time ...

    Animals April 11, 2019
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