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Helping to save Australian koalas

July 19th, 2017

Murdoch University has undertaken one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia in a bid to help save the iconic native animal.

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Australians’ love of wildlife makes them cautious cat owners

May 19th, 2016

Australian are most likely to accept a wildlife-based rationale for restrictions on cat ownership, the study found

An international study across six countries has revealed that Australians are most likely to accept restrictions on cat ownership because of the potential risk the pets pose to wildlife.

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Researchers find link between traffic offences and severe road trauma

April 23rd, 2015

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Researchers from Royal Perth Hospital have completed one of the first studies to look at traffic offences as a risk factor for severe road trauma.

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Bats resilient to wildfire, study finds

March 7th, 2013

A study of bat activity in burned and unburned areas after a major wildfire in North America has found no evidence of detrimental effects on the bats one year on from the fire.

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