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Murdoch shines in Great Cocky Count results

August 27th, 2014

Murdoch University’s South Street Campus has been identified as a critically important habitat for two endangered species of black cockatoo by Birdlife Australia after topping the tables in the annual Great Cocky Count.

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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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$100k for environmental projects at University

November 21st, 2012

Murdoch University’s Environmental Restoration Group (MERG) has received more than $100,000 in grants for environmental projects which will bring benefits to the South Street campus and the wider community.

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Another black cockatoo chick hatches at Murdoch

September 13th, 2012

A threatened species of wild black cockatoo has produced a new chick at Murdoch’s South Street Campus – only the second time the bird is thought to have bred in the Perth metro area.

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Newmont to fund black cockatoo health research

August 28th, 2012

Murdoch University is to receive $150,000 from Newmont Boddington Gold to help fund black cockatoo health research over the next three years.

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Cockatoo survival under threat

March 13th, 2012

Murdoch researchers are concerned the long-term survival of three black cockatoo species endemic to the south west of Western Australia is under threat.

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