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Surveys – Frog calls

Why do we monitor frogs? Since 1970, freshwater species show a decline of 76% and frogs and other batrachians are among the most threatened ones. Frogs are important bio-indicators and are even considered a “bellwether species”. It means that they … Continue reading

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The Mountain Ash forests of the Yarra Valley: Our friends with benefits!

  Victoria’s Secret Central Victoria’s spectacular Yarra Valley is a popular tourism destination for Melbournites and those further afield. Amoungst its main attractions are many of Australia’s premier wineries, numerous high quality restaurants and the mighty Mountain Ash forests that … Continue reading

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Holistic Management: A Savory Recipe for Biodiversity

Earlier this year, I happened to come across a very interesting TED talk given by Allan Savory, the man behind modern holistic management and planned grazing. In it he outlines his experience and research into the drivers of worldwide grassland … Continue reading

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