Environmental Sciences

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Frogs surviving in dry, dry land

Thursday 11 Jan 2018

Frogs are often associated with wet tropical forests or vast swamps, not in the dry lands of southern NSW, which a CSU researcher Dr Carmen Amos to investigate the state of frog populations in the region and the factors influencing them.

Investigating the decline of northern Australia’s largest marsupial predator

Wednesday 10 Jan 2018

A CSU researcher is investigating the status of one of the last major populations of northern quolls before its habitat is invaded by cane toads.

Mighty meat ants help spread native plants along roadsides

Monday 8 Jan 2018

Research from CSU has demonstrated how tiny ants help spread native trees along the roadsides that criss-cross the Australian rural landscape.

Excluding feral livestock to conserve native fauna

Friday 8 Dec 2017

A study led by CSU ecologists is investigating whether the exclusion of feral livestock from waterholes can restore refuges for native animals and plants in savannah ecosystems in northern Australia.

Yes vote offers opportunity for leadership: CSU expert

Thursday 16 Nov 2017

Today's same-sex marriage survey result provides Malcolm Turnbull with the decisive leadership opportunity that has so far eluded his Prime Ministership, according to a CSU academic.

CSU to host international earth building conference

Thursday 19 Oct 2017

CSU in Albury-Wodonga will host the Earth Building Association of Australia international conference from Thursday 2 to Monday 6 November.

Micro chipped fish feed data appetites of river users

Sunday 6 Aug 2017

CSU fish scientists are working with partners to make public a huge database of information on native fish living in rivers across southern Australia.

Majority of irrigators want living, healthy rivers: CSU experts

Tuesday 25 Jul 2017

Senior ecologists at CSU believe the majority of irrigators in southern Australia are doing the right thing and are not pumping excessive water from the southern Murray Darling Basin. But they also believe there is room for improvement.

Coastal wetlands needed to resist climate change

Monday 19 Jun 2017

An internationally recognised CSU researcher has shown that the decline of some coastal wetlands around Australia can be attributed to climate change, rising sea levels and current water and land management practices.

Parasite discovery prompts call for more research

Thursday 8 Jun 2017

The discovery of a parasite in carp in the Murray Darling Basin has prompted a CSU scientist to call for more research before the release of the carp herpes virus.

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