A new study from Curtin University has found pre-formed cavities in Banksia trees to be an important nesting home for a tiny native Western Australian bee.
As our world is warming under climate change, heat waves are becoming more frequent and intense, yet the vulnerability of our wildlife to such events is poorly understood. New research from Australia’s Wet Tropics indicates that the area where maximum temperatures are survivable for the…
The National Fruit Fly Council welcomes the announcement of further investment to strengthen the fruit fly management system.
A new Curtin University study has found trapdoor spiders do not survive intense bushfires but have high survival rates in low-intensity fires, in a finding that may have important implications for conservation management practices.
The decline of Tasmania’s top carnivore and dominant scavenger has serious repercussions for the State’s ecosystem, new research has found.
In response to bird flu pandemics starting in 2013, officials in China introduced a new vaccine for chickens in September 2017. Recent findings suggest that the vaccine largely worked but detected two new genetic variations of the H7N9 and H7N2 subtypes in unvaccinated ducks. These…
Hunter Local Land Services is working with partners in the Singleton area to undertake a major feral pig control program, after increasing reports of sightings and damage from the community.