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Mitchell River, photo Kerry Trapnell.
Dec 16, 2021

Sustaining the freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity of Queensland’s Mitchell River

Queensland’s Mitchell River flows west from its headwaters in the rainforests of the Wet Tropics to its mouth in the […]

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Large Gulf river estuary after a downpour.
Dec 14, 2021

Links between Gulf rivers and coastal productivity wrap-up

The Mitchell, Gilbert and Flinders rivers flow into the south-eastern Gulf of Carpentaria, supporting healthy ecosystems and nationally significant wetlands […]

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Sunset across a green floodplain with grass catching the sunlight in the foreground.
Dec 14, 2021

First Nations-led protocols guiding responsible drone use

A First Nations-led project focusing on drone use guided by Traditional Owners in Kakadu National Park has developed protocols for […]

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Martuwarra Fitzroy River from the river bank looking down the river
Dec 09, 2021

Multi-objective planning for northern Australia

There are various development plans for the Martuwarra (Fitzroy River) catchment in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. Proposals for new developments […]

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Dec 06, 2021

Indigenous water requirements for the Martuwarra

The Martuwarra (Fitzroy River) in Western Australia has sustained Indigenous people and their societies for millennia. The Fitzroy catchment makes […]

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Feral pigs destroying a wetland, view from above.
Nov 23, 2021

Defining metrics of success for feral animal management

Defining metrics of success for feral animal management in northern Australia There are an estimated 24 million feral pigs in […]

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Larrakia Rangers standing around a troopy.
Nov 18, 2021

Investing in Indigenous cultural and natural resource management

Indigenous rangers are essential in managing the vast cultural and natural resources of northern Australia. Indigenous cultural and natural resource […]

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Ranger uranium mine aerial photo with grey wet season skies above and dense, dark green vegetation surrounding the mine.
Nov 15, 2021

Informing the rehabilitation of Ranger uranium mine 

Ranger uranium mine is surrounded by Kakadu National Park. The mine has ceased operations and rehabilitation works are due to […]

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A tree trunk burns from the inside out in a savanna fire
Nov 13, 2021

Understanding impacts of savanna burning on biodiversity

Savanna burning has a long history in Australia, with Aboriginal use and management stretching back for millennia. Across northern Australia, […]

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Kakadu escarpment with small waterfall under grey wet season skies
Nov 12, 2021

Improving animal monitoring in Kakadu

Monitoring animals – where they occur, how many there are and what species – provides essential information for evaluating and reporting the health of an ecosystem. Monitoring also plays […]

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