Centre for Ecosystem Science

A platypus swimming at Taronga Zoo

UNSW Sydney scientists are leading a project to bring the iconic mammal back to Royal National Park after almost 50 years.

Close-up of a bandicoot being held

After more than a century, locally extinct bandicoots have returned to Sturt National Park.

A bandicoot being released into the desert at night

The locally extinct animals have been reintroduced to the NSW outback as part of a major rewilding project led by UNSW Sydney.

Platypus

A three-year study has confirmed that significant alterations to flow regimes by dams can have a big impact on downstream platypus populations.

Dingo surrounded by trees looking in the distance

Satellite images taken over three decades show that keeping dingoes out comes at a price.

Gas bubbles in ice sample

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platypus

We need to list one of the world’s most iconic animals as a threatened species, UNSW scientists say.

Releasing Bilby back in the Taronga Sanctuary at Dubbo

A nocturnal marsupial has been reintroduced into a feral-free area created by a UNSW-led project.

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