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By Author: Dr Greta Frankham

Global collaboration delivers new test to improve forensic identification of rhino horn

The AM’s Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics (ACWG) has collaborated globally to develop an identification test for seized rhino horn.

By: Kyle Ewart, Dr Greta Frankham, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Oct 2017

ForCyt: Collaborative development of a forensic database to aid in the global fight against the illegal wildlife trade

The AM's ACWG teams up with wildlife forensics labs around the world to develop a new database to promote improved forensic standards.

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Oct 2017

Genetics and bio-banking as a tool for detecting wild poached animals in the illegal pet trade

AMRI scientists show the power of bio-banking as yet another tool in the war against the illegal wildlife trade.

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 Jun 2017

A new, brightly-coloured treefrog revealed in northern Australia

A green frog with orange hands and feet and purple thighs leaps into the spotlight.

By: Keith McDonald, Dr Jodi Rowley, Stephen Richards, Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Sep 2016

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

Peering into the past: Potoroos provide new insight into biodiversity in Australia

Our study of one of Australia's most secretive marsupials sheds light on how changes to forests have enriched biodiversity

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Dec 2015

Teaming up to help fight the illegal rhino horn trade

AMRI, Scottish and Vietnamese wildlife forensic scientists excited to see the difference their collaboration can make to real-world issues

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 05 Nov 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

DNA tools to curb the illegal pet trade

Our ability to detect the illegal trade in a threatened Australian snake species has just increased.

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 May 2015

How DNA Sampling is helping the Aviation Industry

Wildlife strikes (aka birdstrikes and airstrikes) are common at airports all over the world. Our new video is helping to manage the risk.

By: Dr Rebecca Johnson, Dr Greta Frankham, Category: Science, Date: 29 Aug 2014