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Innovative tracking of critically endangered black cockatoos

September 8th, 2017

Flocks of critically endangered Baudin's cockatoos are being tracked across Western Australia by Murdoch University’s researchers using an innovative double-tag system.

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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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Public urged to enjoy but respect sensitive wildflowers

September 11th, 2015

Cowslip orchid

Associate Professor David Newsome shines light on the awareness of the impact of trampling on wildflowers following results from a paper he co-wrote.

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