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9 Days on Tang Tang

Watch environmental change occur over a period of nine days at a drying waterhole at a public wetland located in North Central Victoria.

This recent video really highlights the benefits of using remotely set up, infrared-triggered cameras to record wildlife within the landscape. 58 more words

General

New trees for Tempe Reserve

On the western side of Tempe Recreation Reserve near the Ring of Figs is a small area of trees. This group of Turpentine trees is extremely important they are classified as an ‘endangered ecological community.’ This area has been thinned of trees over the past year. 131 more words

Urban Forest

Study: Federal regulations alone won't help Hawaii spinner dolphins

Duke University researchers say community based conservation measures also needed

Staff Report

FRISCO —Hawaii’s spinner dolphins need federal regulations limiting human access to resting areas, but that alone won’t be enough to help them survive in the long run. 517 more words

Environment

Palmprint

“Avoiding palm oil may not actually help protect orangutans and other biodiversity. All agriculture has a footprint, and palm oil is a very efficient way of producing vegetable oil – if companies were forced to switch to alternative oils, up to ten times as much land would be needed to meet global demand for vegetable oils. 31 more words

Biodiversity review - a boost for conservation and forestry?

Right on time, the independent panel reviewing NSW biodiversity legislation has released its final report. Aimed at reducing ‘compliance and administrative burdens’, the panel recommends repealing the Native Vegetation Act, the Threatened Species Conservation Act, and parts of the National Parks and Wildlife Act. 458 more words

Koalas

On The Trail With Yellowstone's Wild Bison....

It was a snowy March day in Yellowstone National Park, very cold. We hiked out of West Yellowstone and were lucky to briefly share the trail with several of  Yellowstone’s wild, free-roaming, bison. 254 more words

Biodiversity

Most Aussie land snails are right handed!

Australian land snails are almost always dextral i.e. they have a right hand opening. A few rare species are sinistral

Common form with right hand opening: 16 more words

Land Snails