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ÆKOS datasets break new ground for understanding nature

Location of quadrats in the Ravensthorpe Floristic Survey, south-westernWestern Australia (© WA Department of Environment and Conservation) The online database of the Australian Ecological Knowledge …

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Many hands make light work at Robson Creek

Professor Stuart Phinn, TERN Associate Science Director, in the Robson Creeksite on the front page of The Cairns Post on 13 September 2012 Over two weeks …

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Looking at poo to monitor koala populations

Sitting pretty … a koala in south east Queensland (Photo by Jean-Marc Hero) Sightings of koala droppings is a much more reliable way of counting …

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Wave of extinctions in the north shows history repeating itself

The pale field rat (Rattus tunneyi) is small, cute, innocuous – and under threat. This species has declined dramatically in northern Australia due to a predicted …

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Analysis highlights sharp decline of koalas in Queensland and NSW

Koala populations in Queensland and New South Wales have declined by more than one third in the last 18 years, or in three generations of …

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TREND delivers science for land-use planning

Delivering relevant and meaningful science for policy and decision-makers is vital to ensure effective land management in Australia. This can be a challenge, as scientific …

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Book on understanding climate change has local connection

A book explaining the what, how and why of global change science, just published by Cambridge University Press, has a TERN connection – Professor Colin …

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Monitoring water quality in urbanised catchments

Across a number of Australian cities, population growth and urban expansion are leading to rapid changes in land-use patterns and the use of resources, especially …

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Flux and supersite networks join forces to measure effects of logging

A long-established research site that measures interactions between the atmosphere and production eucalypt forest on the western edge of the Snowy Mountains has been integrated …

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NCRIS partners work together to build Soils-to-Satellites tool

One of the great challenges to increasing the sustainability of land management is the need to integrate many different kinds of data at many different …

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