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Category: AMRI

Where did all the tiny brown frogs come from?

How small brown frogs are helping us understand the drivers of biodiversity in Asia.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 05 Apr 2018

How sheep poo can help defend threatened native plants

Are Australia’s sheep eating threatened plants? Turns out they’ve been ‘dropping’ hints…

By: Dr Tim Lee, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 Mar 2018

Nemo won’t find home in an acidified ocean

As oceans become more acid, senses larval fishes need to navigate will become dysfunctional.

By: Dr Jeff Leis, Category: AMRI, Date: 20 Mar 2018

Cosmopolitan species: do they exist?

Cosmopolitan species are reported to occur globally in most habitats from the intertidal to abyssal depths, but can the records be trusted?

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 19 Mar 2018

Are isopods on the naughty or nice list?

There’s no such thing as a bad crustacean isopod, not even those parasitic sea lice!

By: Dr Melissa Beata Martin, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Mar 2018

The most threatened animals in the world

A new IUCN report reveals that nearly every second freshwater species on some of the islands off East Africa are threatened with extinction.

By: Dr Frank Köhler, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018

Sandy beach ecology Q & A: More Q than A!

Sandy beaches are a great ecological unknown. Who knew?

By: Alan Jones, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018

Just how threatened are amphibians?

Our knowledge of amphibians is changing so fast, understanding just how threatened they are is proving a challenge.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Benjamin Tapley, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018

Lace Corals on the agenda

Australasian bryozoologists meet in Sydney for the first time.

By: Dr Shane Ahyong, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 Feb 2018

In Search of the ‘Other 95%’ - Werrikimbe

A recent adventure to Werrikimbe National Park was an eye-opening field trip for AMRI Research Associate, Dr Geoff Williams OAM.

By: Dr Geoff Williams, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Feb 2018