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By Author: Dr Mark Eldridge

Conserving koalas: using DNA to look at the big picture

Looking at koala DNA from across the country gives us insights into their past, to help conserve them for the future.

By: Dr Linda Neaves, Dr Greta Frankham, Dr Siobhan Dennison, Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Sep 2016

North Queensland Rock-wallabies cause a rethink of biological theory

Rock-wallabies teach us about evolution, as well as looking cute

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Category: AMRI, Date: 07 Oct 2015

Assessing the genetic diversity of captive Greater Bilby populations

How well do captive breeding programs conserve genetic diversity?

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Emily Miller, Category: AMRI, Date: 25 Aug 2015

Kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos, oh my!

All you ever wanted to know about these species and more, is now available in one new book!

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Jul 2015

Conservation and the invisible hitchhikers

How does the largely unexplored world of biodiversity living within us all affect wildlife management?

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 18 Jun 2015

The past, present and future of Australia’s mammals

What makes Australian mammals so interesting?

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 05 Feb 2015

Hiding in plain sight: a new marsupial species for Australia

A new species of rock-wallaby hops into view in Australia’s Top End.

By: Dr Sally Potter, Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: Science, Date: 22 Dec 2014

Koala genes decoded!

For the first time the genetic instruction manual, or blue-print, for this iconic Australian marsupial has been revealed.

By: Dr Rebecca Johnson, Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: Science, Date: 18 Sep 2014

One Eastern Quoll is not like another

The best time to gather information about a species is before they decline.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: Science, Date: 30 May 2014

The mysterious possum of the Kimberley

New data resolves one scaly-tailed possum mystery but uncovers another...

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2014