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.
December 9th, 2013
A retired Western Australian farmer has bequeathed nearly $1 million to fund research at Murdoch University.
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.
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.
January 18th, 2013
A new Murdoch report reveals that 20 dolphins are resident year-round in the Swan Canning Riverpark, while 16 others make occasional visits.
June 28th, 2012
Murdoch University researchers recently released the second edition of FinBook, the annual photographic guide to Perth’s iconic river dolphins.
May 28th, 2012
Dolphins may learn harmful or undesirable behaviours like begging from each other, Murdoch University researchers have discovered.
June 10th, 2010
The investigation into six Bottlenose Dolphin deaths in the Swan Canning Riverpark in 2009 has drawn to a close. The Chief Scientist of Western Australia’s report has been presented to the Minister for Environment and the Murdoch University investigation has been delivered as a peer-reviewed Technical Report.
June 10th, 2010
The deaths of six dolphins in the Swan Canning Riverpark last year reflect the stressful nature of the environment that they inhabit.
November 15th, 2009
Research by Murdoch University scientists on the Swan River dolphin deaths has been widely reported in the media.
Following the ABC TV News and Stateline stories on November 13, every major Perth TV station ran stories on the dolphin research and issue on November 14.