Geographical Location: Australia & Oceania

March 16, 2023

Plastic ingestion leads to disease in seabirds

Plasticosis can cause scarring in digestive tracts

October 4, 2022

The September issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin

The Wildlife Society Bulletin is a benefit of membership in The Wildlife Society. Published four times annually, it is one of the world’s leading scientific journals covering wildlife science, management and...

September 27, 2022

Watch: A trash bin ‘arms race’ takes on clever cockatoos

In towns frequented by bears, it’s not unusual to see trash cans designed so hungry bears can’t get in. Some people strap down their garbage to keep out scavenging raccoons...

September 16, 2022

JWM: Training keas not to pick their poison

Curiosity may sometimes kill the kea in New Zealand, but researchers are hoping memory retention may keep them away from poisoned baits. Kea (Nestor notabilis), a parrot species, were once...

August 9, 2022

Q&A: Heat may provide wildlife with thermal refuge from cats

While invasive species have a massive negative impact on native species and ecosystems around the world, one species stands out both in its overall impact to small wildlife and its...

August 3, 2022

JWM: Himalayan tahr surveys inform management in New Zealand

Data from helicopter surveys of invasive Himalayan tahr that have spread through New Zealand’s Southern Alps are helping the country’s conservation agencies better manage the ungulates. Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus)...

July 28, 2022

Australian report reveals environmental decline

Australia’s environment continues to decline and degrade due to factors including climate change and resource exploitation, according to the State of the Environment. The report, which occurs every five years,...

June 21, 2022

Tiny marsupial threatened by roaming cats

Researchers say feral cats are pushing a critically endangered marsupial to the brink of extinction. The Kangaroo Island dunnart (Sminthopsis aitkeni) is a small, mouse-sized marsupial found only on their...

May 4, 2022

For dolphins, popularity pays off

The reproductive success of male dolphins is not determined by strength or age, but by social bonds with other males. The better integrated males are in their social network, researchers...

March 31, 2022

Cameras gather key snake data on Guam

Brown treesnakes are known for their elusiveness, which makes it difficult for researchers and managers to assess the effectiveness of tools to manage them on the island of Guam, where...