Centre for Ecosystem Science

Hippos can be aggressive if you get too close

A new UNSW study has shown that using a drone to film hippos in Africa is an effective, affordable tool for conservationists to monitor the threatened species’ population from a safe distance, particularly in remote and aquatic areas.

Pomarine Jaeger

Thirteen species of seabirds are declining off the coast of south-eastern Australia, a 17-year study by researchers at the Centre for Ecosystem Science at UNSW Sydney revealed. 

Professor Richard Kingsford and an international team will develop a global standard for assessing and reporting the status of wetlands of international importance.

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It is possible to have fish and dams: John Harris, Bill Peirson and Richard Kingsford explain how.