03 Dec 2012 | Filed under genetic insights
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...
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.
cesar Director, Dr Paul Umina, has been named as one of two recipients of the Victorian Young Tall Poppy of the Year 2012. The prestigious annual Young Tall Poppy Science Awards recognise the achievements of Australia’s outstanding young scientific researchers and communicators.
11 Sep 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
Earth mite control failures have the potential to cost the Australian grains industry >$500 million per annum. From a grower's perspetive resistance can mean the cost of wasted chemicals and crop losses. At present, insecticide resistance in the redlegged earth mite (RLEM - Halotydeus destructor) is particularly concerning.
11 Sep 2012 | Filed under wildlife ecology
cesar’s Wildlife Ecology team has recently returned from an 8 day field trip trekking through the rainforest on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean. The team sampled invertebrates with pitfall and sticky traps and took environmental samples as part of a new project for the Director of National Parks Australia.Christmas...