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WA’s biodiversity decline the focus of prestigious PhD scholarship

February 24th, 2017

A Murdoch University student has been awarded the inaugural PhD scholarship by the Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI). Rowena Burch will study native mammals and reptiles in the jarrah forests of the South West to determine how they respond to prescribed burns, timber harvesting and to programs aimed at controlling predators such as cats and foxes.

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Australian marsupial the woylie at risk again

October 6th, 2014

A small Australian marsupial called the woylie or brush-tailed bettong is once again critically endangered as a result of predators, principally cats according to a Murdoch Professor.

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