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New company, EnviroDNA, spins out of cesar

02 May 2017

cesar is proud to announce the establishment of new sister company, EnviroDNA. The company provides Australia’s first dedicated environmental DNA (eDNA) service to clients.

Genetic fragmentation of mountain pygmy possum populations caused by the Victorian Great Alpine Road

10 Jan 2014

The endangered mountain pygmy possum is restricted to three sub-alpine regions of Australia and is known as Australia’s only species that hibernates under a cover of snow. Intuitively, some might therefore think that the most likely key threatening process for the endangered mountain pygmy possum is climate change; however, research...

New genetic strategy to improve the success of reintroducing critically endangered wallaby into the wild

03 Dec 2012

cesar’s Dr Andrew Weeks has had the pleasure of assisting to release a number of brush-tailed rock wallabies back into the wild. Fifteen individuals of this critically endangered species were released over two occasions in November 2012 at Moora Moora Creek in the Grampians National Park as part of the...

A new mammal extinction crisis - what can be done?

30 Nov 2012

On the 17th November 2012 The Age newspaper reprinted an extract from an essay by Professor Tim Flannery - After the Future: Australia's New Extinction Crisis.

Footage of Mt Rothwell's endangered native grassland ecosystem

10 Sep 2012

As part of of the documentary series 'Secrets of our Living Planet', BBC presenter Chris Packham gets up close to an endangered native grassland ecosystem that is protected at Mt Rothwell, Victoria. The footage features: