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25 Jun 2021
PhD Project: Investigating the spatial ecology, behaviour and welfare of translocated eastern brown snakes in the ACT »
Interested in a PhD exploring Eastern brown snake ecology and conservation in the bush capital? If so, we are seeking a highly qualified and motivated PhD...
25 Jun 2021
Interested in a PhD using environmental DNA (eDNA) and genetic tools to inform conservation and management? We are seeking PhD applications to join an...
31 May 2021
When ANU Fenner School Alumna Dr Connie León began lockdown 2020, she couldn’t have predicted she would be approached by the BBC to appear on TV, speaking to...
31 May 2021
Fenner in the news - The fish and bird species at risk from Australia’s failure to manage wetlands »
Australia risks breaching its international commitments to preserve critical wetlands, with many fish and bird species facing extinction, new research shows.
28 May 2021
Catastrophic irreversible environmental tipping points — such as the melting of polar icecaps — could be avoided even if we exceed global climate emissions...
10 May 2021
Researchers at the Australian National University have discovered the swift parrot's breeding habits change much more quickly than previously thought when...
7 May 2021
One of the most charismatic - and most threatened - of Australia's birds has landed in Canberra.
2 May 2021
Trudi Refshauge's property at Wyangala, in Central West New South Wales, was once described as a "moonscape", but today it is a refuge for birds...
29 Apr 2021
The regent honeyeater and its signature song, is currently on the verge of extinction.
21 Apr 2021
On this episode of Policy Forum Pod, our expert panel – Professor Mark Howden and Dr Imran Ahmad from The Australian National University and ACT Commissioner...
19 Apr 2021
A US ban on kangaroo leather would be an animal welfare disaster – and a missed farming opportunity »
The US Congress is considering a proposed law to ban the import and sale of kangaroo parts. But experts say that weakening the industry will result in more...
9 Apr 2021
How do you teach fieldwork when a class is online? The answer is found in a virtual field trip.