Category Archives: Ecology

Writings that are ecology related

New paper: Ecosystem risk assessment of Georgina gidgee woodlands

Authors: Glenda Wardle, Aaron Greenville, Anke Frank, Max Tischler, Nathan Emery and Christopher R Dickman. Published in: Austral Ecology Special Issue: Ecosystem Risk Assessment Abstract: Ecosystems across the world, and the biodiversity they support, are experiencing increasing anthropogenic pressure, and … Continue reading

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New paper: On the validity of visual cover estimates for time series analyses

Authors: Vuong Nguyen, Aaron Greenville, Chris Dickman and Glenda Wardle. Journal: Plant Ecology Abstract: Changes in vegetation cover are strongly linked to important ecological and environmental drivers such as fire, herbivory, temperature, water availability and altered land use. Reliable means … Continue reading

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New paper: Resolving the value of the dingo in ecological restoration

Authors: Thomas M Newsome, Guy-Anthony Ballard, Mathew S Crowther, Justin A Dellinger, Peter J S Fleming, Alistair S Glen, Aaron C Greenville, Chris N Johnson, Mike Letnic, Katherine E Moseby, Dale G Nimmo, Michael Paul Nelson, John L Read, William … Continue reading

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ESA2014 conference talk: the web of arid life

The web of arid life: biotic and abiotic interactions in a changing world. Below is my abstract and slides for the Ecological Society of Australia annual conference. My talk is a summary of the last three years on my PhD … Continue reading

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A 25 year commitment to digging for answers in the sand

Remote regions of Australia are rarely studied, but one research group from the School of Biological Sciences has been heading to the Simpson Desert for the last 25 years. This long-distance relationship has endured droughts, floods, fires and flies, but: … Continue reading

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Of mice and dogs

New study suggests that the role of the dingo in controlling smaller predators is more complex than first thought. A surveillance operation is underway in one of the most remote parts of the Australian continent. For 24 hours a day … Continue reading

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Photography inspiring conservation: Rock Island Bend

From the early days of photography the natural world has provided inspiration, providing the viewer a glimpse into remote and exotic places. Intrepid photographers have hiked in kilograms of photographic gear to capture the first static image, but are these … Continue reading

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