Conservation

drone flying on the beach at sunset

The ocean meets the sky as drones take conservation efforts to new heights.

A Highland wild dog with a golden coat

Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.

Humpback whale breaks the water's surface

UNSW researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales’ annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in their airways – an indicator of overall health.

bushfire kangaroo

In a matter of weeks, the fires have subverted decades of dedicated conservation efforts for many threatened species.

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.

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Dingo or just wild dog? A new study busts the misconception that pure dingoes are extinct in NSW – and finds several ‘dingo hotspots’ around the state.

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The cost of management of Australia's native dog could be shared among dog lovers.

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Material Place: Reconsidering Australian Landscapes brings together artists who are thinking through the materiality and representation of the Australian landscape.

Sea horses are among the marine animals that depend on the sea grasses for habitat.

On this year’s International Day of Biodiversity, we are showcasing some of our scientists who are working to safeguard our ecosystems – both far away and close to home.

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