Conservation biology

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By considering the environmental (and population) fluctuations that influence wildlife, we can arrive at more sustainable limits to wildlife deaths caused by human activities.

Dingo walking on sand

It’s time to take dingoes out of the doghouse. 

A dingo in the wild

The average size of a dingo is increasing, but only in areas where poison-baits are used, a collaborative study led by UNSW Sydney shows. 

Africa lions

UNSW conservationists are painting eyes on the rumps of cattle in Botswana as part of a study in "psychological trickery" to prevent lion attacks and the lethal retaliation that results.

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UNSW scientists are at the forefront of conserving, protecting and better understanding our Australian native mammals.

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UNSW Science postgraduate research students have helped found the Sydney Society for Conservation Biology and will launch a "Conservation Conversations" public seminar series at UNSW this week.