Rewilding The Yorke Peninsula

The southern Yorke Peninsula (SYP) Island biodiversity project encompasses an area of some 120,000 hectares, at the end of a narrow peninsula approx 40 km wide and some 140 km

FAUNA Research Alliance Works To Protect Black Cockatoo

Three black cockatoo species are endemic to south-west Western Australia, a recognised global biodiversity hotspot – Carnaby’s cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris), Baudin’s cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii) and forest red-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus

Wombats: Bulldozers of the Bush

The southern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) is a charismatic Australian marsupial species, South Australia’s state faunal emblem, a species of conservation significance and a major soil engineer within the semi

Rewilding the Grampians for Land Management

Weed invasion, pest animals, declining soil quality, exotic disease prevalence, declining seed dispersal and pollination rates are not just issues for farmers. The same set of problems are faced by

FAUNA Research Alliance scientists produce frogs from frozen sperm

FAUNA Research Alliance scientists from the Conservation Biology Group at the University of Newcastle are anxiously waiting to see if the first tadpoles produced from frozen frog sperm will complete