Entanglement fears for local dolphin

March 22nd, 2013

Researchers from the Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit (MUCRU) are urging the public to think of dolphin safety after a recent dolphin entanglement.

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University revamps nature trails

October 2nd, 2012

Murdoch University has revamped walking trails through the Banksia Woodland reserve on its campus and spring is the ideal time to give them a try.

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Baudin’s cockatoos tracked for research trial

October 1st, 2012

Two rehabilitated Baudin’s cockatoos have been fitted with satellite tracking devices and released back into their natural habitat for monitoring as part of a trial research project.

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Murdoch researchers back bid to safeguard Australia’s biodiversity

July 31st, 2012

Murdoch University researchers are part of a bid for a new Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) dedicated to Australia’s wildlife populations.

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Phytophthora dieback conference looks at Blue Mountains and ‘graveyard sites’

July 9th, 2012

The 11th annual Dieback Information Group (DIG) conference is setting its sights on ways to protect Australia’s most cherished landscapes.

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Forum to discuss future of forest health

March 19th, 2012

The question of how to engage the public in environmental work in urban areas and bushlands will be discussed at a forum and sundowner organised by Murdoch University researchers later this month.

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Murdoch researchers to tackle invasive fish species

February 8th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have won a $215,000 grant from the federal government to investigate invasive species and the damage they are doing in a south west waterway.

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Assessing the threats to black cockatoos

December 22nd, 2011

Murdoch University researchers are investigating the health of wild black cockatoo populations in Western Australia’s south west.

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Could ‘hotspots’ in burn offs aid tuart regeneration?

June 6th, 2011

Murdoch University academics are investigating whether creating ‘hotspots’ in controlled burn offs in tuart forests will effectively stimulate regeneration in the trees.

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