Category Archives: Conservation

Invasive species might hold clue to its doom

Have you ever seen a toad fly? It’s not an uncommon sight in the North of Australia. Cane toad golf is something like a national sport in these regions. That tells a great deal about the love Australians bear these

Invasive species might hold clue to its doom

Have you ever seen a toad fly? It’s not an uncommon sight in the North of Australia. Cane toad golf is something like a national sport in these regions. That tells a great deal about the love Australians bear these

Of the usefulness of leeches

Leeches. Yuck! Yeah, I understand your feeling. It took all my self-control not to shriek in horror when I discovered two of these blood suckers on my legs as I was hiking in a wet and muddy corner of Tasmania.

Of the usefulness of leeches

Leeches. Yuck! Yeah, I understand your feeling. It took all my self-control not to shriek in horror when I discovered two of these blood suckers on my legs as I was hiking in a wet and muddy corner of Tasmania.

Research on the cancer that is killing Taz makes further progress

Twenty-five years. That may be the time left before the Tasmanian devil becomes extinct, taken away by a fatal and contagious cancer. The devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) was first detected in northeastern Tasmania in 1996. Since then the disease

Research on the cancer that is killing Taz makes further progress

Twenty-five years. That may be the time left before the Tasmanian devil becomes extinct, taken away by a fatal and contagious cancer. The devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) was first detected in northeastern Tasmania in 1996. Since then the disease