HUB NEWS

Floodplain waterhole image. Turbid water surrounded by mostly green grass.
Jun 24, 2020

River flows the key to productive Gulf floodplains

In the Gulf of Carpentaria, wet season floods replenish river channels and floodplain wetlands, and kickstart the growth of algae […]

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Mangrove dieback aerial image
Jun 10, 2020

Indigenous Ranger field guide for mangrove monitoring

Since the unprecedented mangrove dieback in 2015, James Cook University’s Dr Norm Duke has been leading a multi-Hub NESP project assessing […]

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May 27, 2020

WA’s Fitzroy depends on groundwater and dry-season flows

Algal biofilms – submerged, nutrient-dense mats of single-celled algae – form the basis of many aquatic food webs. New Hub […]

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May 18, 2020

Testing the limits of riparian trees along Magela Creek

How sensitive are riparian trees to contaminated mine water? Associate Professor Sam Setterfield (UWA) and Adam Bourke (CDU) in the […]

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Gouldian finch habitat suitability10x 2
Apr 30, 2020

Mapping threatened species & threatening processes across northern Australia

Northern Australia’s rich and unique biodiversity faces many threats including weeds, feral animals and inappropriate fire regimes. Gamba grass is […]

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Apr 06, 2020

Research, rangers and re-thinking the roles

Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers Conference 📷 Queensland Dept of Environment and Science Indigenous rangers are central to caring […]

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Apr 01, 2020

Win-win with Indigenous environmental programs

Caring for Country improving Indigenous lives Hub researchers have found that caring for Country improves the lives of Aboriginal and […]

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Mar 17, 2020

Highlighting people, science and impact in northern Australia

Communicating the science of northern Australia The Northern Hub is using proven science communication techniques alongside innovative approaches to most […]

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Talaroo station photo, an important piece of land for the Ewamian people involved in this project
Mar 04, 2020

Valuing Indigenous cultural connections

Ecosystems provide humans with the stuff of life: food, fresh water, clean air and materials for shelter. Healthy ecosystems help […]

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Feb 14, 2020

Monitoring the endangered, the invasive & the ugly with eDNA

Aquatic field surveys in northern Australia are expensive, difficult and often dangerous, especially when saltwater crocodiles are present. But new […]

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