Geographical Location: Australia & Oceania

April 30, 2024

JWM: Problem crocs in Darwin, Australia come from far and wide

Researchers tracked the source of the animals that end up in the northern Australian city

April 22, 2024

When brown treesnakes don’t take the bait

Why didn’t tox baiting for the invasive snake work on Cocos Island?

April 10, 2024

WSB: Spotting leopard seals by algorithm

Researchers tested computer programs to see how well they identified individuals by their markings

December 6, 2023

Pollution leads to the birth of more female sea turtles

Contaminants seem to exacerbate similar effects caused by climate change

September 29, 2023

Breakthrough research recovers Tasmanian tiger RNA

It’s the first time RNA has been taken from an extinct species

September 22, 2023

Watch: Palm cockatoos craft their own drums

Researchers found personal taste guides their instrument making

August 17, 2023

Implant under way to improve koala vaccines

The method is being designed to replace the current two-shot approach

June 9, 2023

Sound pollution may affect bird beak brightness  

Traffic noise in early life of hatchlings may be a developmental stressor

May 24, 2023

Humpback whales don’t compete with boat noise

Male humpbacks increase their volume when the wind is noisy, but not around noisy boats

April 10, 2023

What brings turtles out to bask at night?

Researchers studied the recently reported behavior in turtles around the world