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Australia’s Orange Bellied Parrot is Flying Close to Extinction

01 Aug 2011 | Filed under genetic insights

With an estimated 50 individuals left in the wild, the orange-bellied parrot is considered one of the worlds rarest and most endangered species. In conjunction with Melbourne Water, cesar is supporting conservation efforts by advising on the genetic management of this critically endangered species.

Genetics to provide insight into endangered Barred Galaxias

30 Mar 2011 | Filed under genetic insights

The Barred Galaxias, a native Australian fish endemic to Victoria, has declined dramatically over the last 100 years, with populations now only found in a small upland area of central Victoria. To compound the drop in numbers, these fish are also at risk of stochastic events such as the 2009...