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Bottle-nose dolphins at risk in Perth rivers

Dolphin Watch, one of Western Australia's premier citizen science projects, focuses on one of the Swan Canning Riverpark's most iconic species; Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus).

dateNov 04, 2015 in Ecology
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Weevils no match for apple export industry

Good news for Pink Lady apple fans, as researchers have found a solution to eradicating weevils that costs hundreds of thousands of dollars for Western Australian apple exports.

dateNov 12, 2015 in Ecology
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In the dark polar winter, the animals aren't sleeping

You might expect that little happens in the Arctic Ocean during the cold and dark winter. But that just isn't so, according to researchers who have sampled the activities of many different species during three consecutive ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Ecology
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Plastic in 99 percent of seabirds by 2050

Researchers from CSIRO and Imperial College London have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds, including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins, and found the majority of seabird species ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Ecology
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