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.

Justine E. Hausheer

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.

Justine E. Hausheer

Camera Trapping in the Australian Desert

Watch the best photos and video data from camera traps deep in the Australian desert.

Justine E. Hausheer

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.

Justine E. Hausheer

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.

Justine E. Hausheer

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.

Justine E. Hausheer

9 Animal Cams You Need in Your Life

From an African watering hole to bison, otters, penguins, naked mole-rats, pandas and more, these are 9 animal cams you need in your life.

Cara Cannon Byington

Conserving Bison in Indiana. Yes, Indiana.

Bison are coming back to Indiana. Join land steward Tony Capizzo to learn what factors influence a bison reintroduction.

Matthew L. Miller

Searching for a Rare Nautilus, Round 2

Conservancy scientists (and one intrepid field reporter) take on a second search for the rare Allonautilus in the Solomon Islands. Success is contextual.

Justine E. Hausheer

Why Conservation Needs Women: Supporting Women’s Networks for Community Conservation

Successful conservation needs both men and women to thrive. So Conservancy scientist Robyn James is changing the way conservation projects in Melanesia incorporate women — from the Arnavon Islands to Papua New Guinea.

Justine E. Hausheer

Headhunters, Poaching, & Arson: Community Conservation in the Arnavons

After a 40-year history punctuated by arson, conflict, and poaching, conservation efforts in the Arnavon Islands are yielding a glimmer of hope for hawksbills sea turtles. Now, Conservancy scientists are working with local communities to make these critical islands the first site in the Solomon Island’s protected area network.

Justine E. Hausheer

Unraveling the Mystery of Hawksbill Sea Turtle Migration

Join Conservancy scientists in the Arnavon Islands, where they’re tagging hawksbill sea turtles with satellite trackers to discover where and when these turtles migrate in between nesting.

Justine E. Hausheer