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Professor Hugh Possingham featured in Sydney Morning Herald – why is Australia a global leader in wildlife extinctions?

Why are plant and animal species in Australia becoming extinct as fast as ever. Why is it happening? And what would it take to reverse the decline? In this article, Chair of the Environment Institute Board, Professor Possingham speaks of the devastation caused to flora and fauna since colonisation occurred in Australia.┬áThe country has lost […]

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Call for presentations – Lake Eyre Basin Biennial Conference

The 6th Biennial Lake Eyre Basin Conference is to be held from 17-19 September 2013 with the theme Basin Voice: shared understanding and action for a sustainable LEB future and the Ministerial Forum is calling for presentations at the event. The call is open for oral and poster presentations to address the conference theme and […]

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New Paper: The Australian desert and the diverse variety of fauna that survive in the arid region

A new paper titled ‘Desert Springs: Deep Phylogeographic Structure in an Ancient Endemic Crustacean (Phreatomerus latipes)‘ investigates the Australian desert and the diverse multitude of animals that call the arid landscape home. The paper specifically focuses on the diverse variety of fauna that exist throughout the Great Artesian Basin in central Australia. The paper involves […]

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