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Wildlife Queensland welcomes the State Government’s announcement that it will introduce a Container Deposit Scheme in Queensland…

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Koala feedingPhoto © Matt Cecil Influence of leaf chemistry on the dietary choice and habitat quality of the koala in western Queensland HUIYING WU University of Queensland Koalas are a vulnerable native Australian animal. Queensland koala populations are estimated to decline by 53 percent from 1991 to 2033. Koalas are highly selective feeders, depending on …

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Sharman’s rock-wallabyPhoto © Catherine Hayes Conservation ecology of Sharman’s rock-wallaby CATHERINE HAYES University of Queensland Mammal species that shelter in rocky refuges are likely protected to some degree from the threats driving the decline of Australia’s northern mammals (altered fire regimes, introduced predators and grazing). However, little is known about how rock-dependent mammals respond to …

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Spotted-tailed quollPhoto © Pierre Pouliquin Conservation of the spotted-tailed quoll across the Wet Tropics mountains ADRIANA UZQUEDA James Cook University The northern sub-species of the Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus gracilis) is the top marsupial carnivore in the Wet Tropics. The subspecies is genetically divergent, highly isolated, and restricted to high elevation rainforest of the Wet …

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2017 UQ placement student, Penelope Webster, measures the diameter of a tree at Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park prior to nest box installation as part of her greater glider placement project. Since 2014, Wildlife Queensland has hosted students from a range of educational institutions seeking placement opportunities in the environmental conservation industry. Students placed with …

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Will the koala become the next extinction in Queensland following the Bramble Cay melomys…

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An environmental-newbie considers the Paris Agreement and how we can all help to reduce carbon emissions…

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Australia is now home to 1,872 animals, plants and ecosystems threatened with extinction, including the greater glider, now listed as Vulnerable under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. In May, along with 48 others, the greater glider was added to the Federal Government’s growing list of plants and animals on the brink of extinction, …

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Every year, the Bayside branch Cicada Awards give the young people of south-east Queensland a voice on the environmental issues that shape their lives. Students across south-east Queensland are being encouraged to let their imaginations, passions and creativity go wild once again by creating a short film with an environmental theme relevant to SEQ and …

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WildInSight will streamline and significantly improve our ability to receive public sightings data and monitor wildlife distribution across the state. Collecting observation data from public sightings is an important method of acquiring distribution data for our native wildlife. However, the difficulty lies within the reporting. How do you capture that platypus or quoll sighting? Wildlife …

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