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CONSERVATION

Nauseous territory: outfoxing predators using baits that make them barf

Introduced foxes, dogs, cats, rats, and other predators kill millions of native animals every year, but what if they were conditioned to associate this prey with food that made...

A FUNGAL FIRST: PATHOGENIC FUNGUS FOUND TO INFECT DUNG BEETLES IN AUSTRALIA

A locally found pathogenic fungus, Beauveria australis, has for the first time been observed infecting imported dung beetles in...

Overfishing, Conservation, Sustainability, and Farmed Fish

As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem,...

Times have changed: why the environment minister is being forced to reconsider climate-related impacts of pending fossil fuel approvals

Image: Shutterstock A non-profit group is imploring the new federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek to consider the climate change...

Find out what threatened plants and animals live in your electorate (and what your MP can do about it)

Image: Gouldian finch. Shutterstock More than 1,800 Australian plants and animals are considered at-risk of extinction, and yet protecting threatened species is...

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