Monthly Archives: July 2016

My Turtely Awesome Conservation Experience

Throughout the recent break (4/7/16 – 11/7/16) I had the unique opportunity to experience the (very sandy!) life of threatened flatback (Natator depressa) and olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacae) turtles. I assisted in data recording of both species (though primarily flatbacks) … Continue reading

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The proposed biodiversity reforms in New South Wales: an opportunity lost

In pursuit of economic growth, Australia still clears equivalent to 170,000 Sydney Cricket Grounds (or 150,000 Melbourne Cricket Grounds) of native forest every year. Impacts from clearing native vegetation are well documented. Habitat loss is the single greatest threat to … Continue reading

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