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High flying technology helping conserve WA’s threatened black cockatoos

June 20th, 2016

A black cockatoo part of the tracking project(Image courtesy Keith Lightbody)

In a world first, researchers at Murdoch University have teamed up with industry to track endangered Carnaby’s cockatoos in the southwest of Western Australia, using state-of-the-art technology developed in the Netherlands that will provide insight into threats to the endangered species.

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Researchers to track threatened black cockatoos at Murdoch University

August 26th, 2015

Forest red-tailed black cockatoos are being released and tracked at Murdoch University

Six rehabilitated forest red-tailed black cockatoos have been released into Murdoch University’s wild flock in an innovative tracking program.

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Murdoch researchers state finalists in Fresh Science competition

August 19th, 2015

Sofie Square

Three young Murdoch University researchers will be vying for top billing at the Fresh Science Western Australia event, set to be held at 6pm on Wednesday, August 19 at the Brisbane Hotel in Highgate.

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Vet students go wild in South Africa

September 17th, 2013

A group of Murdoch veterinary students have just returned from the 'excursion of a lifetime' at a game ranch in South Africa. Dr Kris Warren and Dr Lian Yeap from Murdoch’s Conservation Medicine Program led the 22 undergraduate students, who are in their third or fourth year of study.

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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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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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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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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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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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Murdoch expert speaks alongside Jane Goodall

September 30th, 2008

Dr Jane Goodall, world renowned primatologist, humanitarian and UN Messenger of Peace is sharing stories from her latest book called Hope for Nature Australia-wide in October, starting in Perth on October 1.

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