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22 Feb 2021
A beetle is killing snowgums across the high country - an area which stretches from Namadgi in the ACT to the Alpine National Park in Victoria - and no one...
19 Feb 2021
A solitary, tree-dwelling marsupial with big furry ears, large round eyes and a feather boa-like tail that lives in the eucalypt forests of eastern Australia,...
18 Feb 2021
If you’ve walked up Mount Taylor any time in the last few years, you might have seen Dr Kathy Eyles. She’s the one holding the mattock and taking notes.
17 Feb 2021
As the world embarks on a vast vaccination campaign, that we hope will bring the global pandemic under control, the other crisis facing us continues unabated:...
29 Jan 2021
The Fenner School farewelled to 2020 with two of our graduates receiving The University Medal for their studies: Master of Environment (Advanced) graduate Anna...
20 Jan 2021
Fenner in the News - Joëlle Gergis on mourning and making sense of what we have lost on the frontlines of the climate crisis »
Climate scientist and writer Joëlle Gergis speaks about the incalculable loss already suffered due to climate change and why the only way forward is to...
18 Jan 2021
Habitat destruction by logging and agriculture is pushing parrot species towards extinction, while current protected areas are failing to mitigate these...
13 Jan 2021
Fenner in the News - NSW Government supports more culls after survey finds 14,000 wild horses in Kosciuszko National Park »
The first aerial survey since the catastrophic 2019 bushfires has found that the number of wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park has fallen by more than...
4 Jan 2021
In 2020 - the year of shutdowns and lockdowns - Fenner School Director Dr Saul Cunningham decided to pursue developing genetic labs at the School, and sought...
22 Dec 2020
NSW will triple the size of its feral-free sanctuaries as it steps up efforts to bring back marsupials previously wiped out by threats such as cats and...
21 Dec 2020
Fenner in the news - Palm cockatoo numbers predicted to halve in 50 years due to slow breeding rates and habitat loss »
Australia's beautiful and elusive palm cockatoos, are expected to more than halve in number in the next 50 years, according to new research from the ANU.
20 Dec 2020
Fenner in the news - Tiny Australian carnivore’s hunting habits revealed, including feasting on fairy penguins »
Researchers at The Australian National University found quolls can hunt small mammals, invertebrates, birds, reptiles, frogs and fish in a new study.