Quoll - Jonathan Webb
Aug 12, 2020

The mystery of the Top End’s vanishing wildlife

Only a few decades ago, encountering a bandicoot or quoll around your campsite in the evening was a common and […]

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Photo of a cane toad at night next to a waterhole.
Jul 31, 2020

Getting the jump on cane toads

New Hub research conducted at James Cook University has found environmental DNA (eDNA) can be used to detect the presence […]

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Jul 30, 2020

Indigenous contributors launch first best practice guidelines

More than 100 Indigenous contributors have created the first Indigenous-led guidelines on how to best strengthen and share Indigenous knowledge […]

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eDNA deposited by Gouldians at a waterhole
Jul 27, 2020

Finding finches – using eDNA to track endangered birds

Our Hub research is user-driven. We want our research to be useful and delivered to decision-makers and land managers, so […]

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Black footed tree rat
Jun 29, 2020

Visualising threats to North’s native species

A new data portal from Hub researchers will allow free access to information on more than 1400 rare, threatened and […]

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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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