10 Jan 2014 | Filed under genetic insights
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...
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.
10 Sep 2012 | Filed under genetic insights
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:
21 Aug 2012 | Filed under genetic insights
The Genetic Insights team at cesar has confirmed that scat (that’s poo to most of us) found in the Bellarine Peninsular and Great Otway National Park is that of the rare Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), also known as a Tiger Quoll.