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Indigenous Knowledge Helps Map Habitat for the Threatened Bilby
New research is the first of its kind to incorporate indigenous knowledge into predictive species distribution maps.
Story type: TNC Science Brief
Traditional Knowledge Helps Monitor Threatened Bilbies on Martu Country
Scientists and indigenous rangers are designing a new method for monitoring threatened bilby populations in Australia's Martu country.
A Day in the Life of a Field Scientist: Western Australia Edition
Follow Conservancy scientists and field reporters along for a typical day of fieldwork in the Australian desert — complete with capricious camels, off-road adventures, and good science.
Wide Horizons: A Journey Across Martu Country
Follow Conservancy scientists on a journey across more than 350 kilometers of incredible Australian desert as they travel to Parnngurr Community.
Camera Trapping in the Australian Desert
Watch the best photos and video data from camera traps deep in the Australian desert.
Reclaiming Country: Combining Traditional Knowledge & Science to Care for Desert Waterholes
After decades of absence, the Martu people are returning to their land and reviving cultural practices that care for the country and the desert ecosystem.
Measuring the Impact of Feral Camels in Australia’s Martu Desert
Conservancy scientist Eddie Game is using remote data loggers to understand the impacts of camels on waterholes in Australia’s remote Martu country.
Burning for Biodiversity: How Hunting Promotes Healthy Ecosystems in the Australian Desert
Anthropological research shows that Aboriginal hunting actually increases biodiversity in Australia's western deserts.