Latest ecology and conservation News

Scientists unearth stingrays’ heavy lifting role in estuaries
Drones offer new perspective on vulnerable tide-exposed coral reefs
Drones offer new perspective on vulnerable tide-exposed coral reefs
Gone in a puff of smoke: 52,000 sq km of ‘long unburnt’ Australian habitat has vanished in 40 years
Hotspots and cooler spots: Variable rates of flatback turtles hatching on WA’s Pilbara beaches
Why move species to islands? Saving wildlife as the world changes means taking calculated risks
Bird And Bee Discoveries In Pacific
Animals keep eating precious plants – we used ‘smell misinformation’ to keep them away
Scammed by ‘fake news’: animals led by the nose to leave plants alone
Crocs love feral pigs and quolls have a taste for rabbit – but it doesn’t solve the invasive species problem
5 things we need to see in Australia’s new nature laws
UNE helping to conserve NSW koalas as climate change threate
From meerkat school to whale-tail slapping and oyster smashing, how clever predators shape their world
Bushfire Season 2023/24
UNSW researchers awarded 2023 Eureka Prizes
Land clearing and fracking in Australia’s Northern Territory threatens the world’s largest intact tropical savanna
Drones and other tech help conservation
Keeping up with koalas
Ecological Society of Australia honours leading conservation scientist
Lifetime of conservation
Freshwater turtles found basking in moonlight
Fairy-wrens are more likely to help their closest friends but not strangers, just like us humans
From the dingo to the Tasmanian devil – why we should be rewilding carnivores
One of these underrated animals should be Australia’s 2032 Olympic mascot. Which would you choose?
Why Australia is world leader in mammal extinctions, and what to do about it
Labor’s plan to save threatened species is an improvement – but it’s still well short of what we need
Machine learning bests humans in whale call detection
AI better than humans at detecting blue whale calls 28 September 2022
Curious Kids: what is apex predator of world?
First major dolphin DNA study