Tag: University of Queensland

An Endangered Species…Lottery?

Written by | December 1st, 2009

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Australia has some truly incredible wildlife: egg-laying mammals, kangaroos that live in trees, desert-dwelling frogs and more species of reptile than anywhere else on earth. Unfortunately we’ve also managed to give our native species a fair old hiding. No other country has suffered more mammal extinctions in recent history than Australia. In the past 100 […]

The Coral Triangle: a Refuge from Climate Change?

Written by | July 1st, 2009

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The Nature Conservancy contributed to the ground-breaking report “The Coral Triangle and Climate Change: Ecosystems, People and Societies at Risk”, which was released in May at the World Oceans Conference and Coral Triangle Initiative Summit in Manado, Indonesia.  Compilation of the report was led by WWF and Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg of the University of Queensland, […]

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