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How our humble front yards are helping bird life

April 11th, 2018

New Holland Honeyeater (pic: Randy Moore)

New Murdoch University research has revealed that front gardens can be crucial habitat for native birds, and they don’t just have to be filled with native plants to be useful.

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Funding boost for threatened cockatoos at Murdoch

January 4th, 2018

Conservation efforts to help endangered black cockatoos at Murdoch University’s Perth campus will be aided thanks to a state government grant.

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Cockatoos find food in rehabilitated forest

September 24th, 2013

Murdoch University researchers have found that Western Australia's iconic black cockatoos have been drawn to a new food source – rehabilitated mining pits.

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Disease and drought threat to iconic WA trees

October 17th, 2011

Researchers at Murdoch University are warning that thousands of beautiful trees throughout the South West, are dying or are already dead from disease and drought.

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