Artificial intelligence a new ecological warrior
A key challenge in preserving Australia’s incredible biodiversity is managing the devastating impacts of invasive species.
Threatened freshwater mussels return home
One hundred and sixty threatened Carter’s Freshwater Mussels have been safely relocated to the Vasse River after their health and habitat were temporarily compromised by a new bridge development in Busselton City.
Saving critical sawfish nursery habitats
Researchers are working with Indigenous rangers in the Northwest to identify ideal habitats of critically endangered freshwater sawfish in Western Australia’s Fitzroy River.
Drones driving dugong conservation
Dr Cleguer is on a mission to save the dugong, using unmanned aerial vehicles, or ‘drones’ to survey and assess dugongs and their habitats.
Drawing regional water supplies from the sun
As the cost of treating and delivering water to regional areas rises, Murdoch researchers are looking to solar-powered desalination plants as a sustainable solution.
Filling the Murray River to the bream
Murdoch researchers and recreational anglers, Dr Alan Cottingham and Dr Ben Roennfeldt, are on a mission to ensure a viable future for the Murray River black bream population after research found falling numbers of the fish.
Solving biosecurity threats sustainably
The Harry Butler Institute is at the forefront of developing those solutions with several new treatments and technologies under patent for industrial biosecurity. In most cases, they are born from corporate partners presenting us with problems to solve.
Securing the future of black cockatoos
Professor Kris Warren is leading research to better understand the heath, demographics and ecology of black cockatoos to secure the future of these beloved Australian birds.