biodiversity

Harry Butler Institute appoints Chair of Biosecurity and Environmental Science

April 4th, 2018

Murdoch University has made a new appointment to its Harry Butler Institute, with Professor Marnie Campbell taking on the role of Chair of Biosecurity and Environmental Science.

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Murdoch research helping to save iconic black cockatoos

March 12th, 2018

Conservation efforts to help threatened black cockatoo species are being aided by Murdoch University researchers.

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Pilbara conservation research to bring global benefits

February 22nd, 2018

Endangered species: The research will focus on mammal species like the northern quoll (Credit: Mark Cowan DBCA)

Murdoch University researchers have won major funding to develop new tools that protect the environment in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

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Researchers seek bushfire balancing act

October 17th, 2017

Faced with above-average bushfire threat to the South West this summer, Murdoch University researchers are investigating how best to combine the protection of our biodiversity with reducing fire hazard.

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Virus threat to indigenous WA plants

August 4th, 2010

Indigenous Western Australian plants, including the state's floral emblem, the kangaroo paw, are under threat from introduced viruses.

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