TAG: Animal Conservation

The race to stop illegal trading of Australian lizards

Australian reptiles face serious conservation threats from illegal poaching fuelled by international demand and the exotic pet trade. In a new study in¬†Animal Conservation,¬†researchers from the University of Adelaide and the Monitor Conservation Research Society (Monitor) investigated the extent of illegal trade in a well-known Australian lizard: the shingleback, also known as the bobtail or […]

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Podcast for Kathy Belov seminar now available.

The podcast from the seminar by Kathy Belov Can we save the Tasmanian devil from extinction? is now available. The iconic Tasmanian devil is under threat. Not only does it face traditional conservation pressures, a devastating facial tumor is wiping out populations across Tasmania. The species is the focus of numerous conservation efforts and research, […]

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New Paper: Amphibian and butterfly diversity across a tropical land-use gradient in Sri Lanka; implications for conservation decision making

A new paper written by Environment Institute member Thomas Wanger, as well as E.P Kudavidanage, from the National University of Singapore and Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, C. de Alwis and S. Sanjeewa from the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka and S.W Kotagama from the University of Colombo, has recently been published in the Journal […]

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