Environment & Conservation
HUMAN activity like clearing land for agriculture and mining does not threaten the ability of some plants to share genes via pollen carried by birds.
THE burgeoning ‘citizen science’ movement could be enlisted to survey wildlife right around the world, thanks to a new app designed by a team at Murdoch University.
NEW research has found moderate application of phosphorus fertiliser optimises both plant growth and plant species diversity for the restoration of Jarrah forests after bauxite mining.
A NATIONAL genome study into island populations of the tammar wallaby has revealed a startling level of genetic similarity between males on Garden Island.
IN A unique study of Perth and its surrounds, researchers have found the fragmentation of natural bushland is linked to an alarming decline in the numbers of native land birds.
A STUDY of nectar-feeding birds found in Western Australia has uncovered a significant correlation between their digestive physiology and foraging preferences.
REHABILITATED mine sites are providing feeding habitats for local black cockatoo species, Murdoch University research has found.