Sizing up rodent mating evolution

A new study has found the distribution of females in 33 species of Australian rodents affects the evolution of testes size of males in these social […]

Better gauge of dry river flows

A new study identifies gaps in data on streams around the world, highlighting potential priorities for future installation of monitoring tools. The US-led international research – […]

Give our wildlife a holiday, too

Flinders University ecologists are calling on summer holiday-goers to not interfere with wildlife and damage habitats, notably for shy animals such as little penguins. A new […]

Bushfire bees on the brink

The number of threatened Australian native bee species is expected to increase by nearly  five times after the devastating Black Summer bushfires in 2019-20, according to […]

Platypuses fight back after bushfires

A team of researchers have surveyed the introduced population of platypuses on Kangaroo Island, revealing that the species may be on the road to recovery following […]

Recreational hunting’s conservation paradox

Recreational hunting — especially hunting of charismatic species for their trophies —raises ethical and moral concerns. Yet recreational hunting is frequently suggested as a way to […]