Latest blog entries

Sandy beach ecology Q & A: More Q than A!

Sandy beaches are a great ecological unknown. Who knew?

By: Alan Jones, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018

Just how threatened are amphibians?

Our knowledge of amphibians is changing so fast, understanding just how threatened they are is proving a challenge.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Benjamin Tapley, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Feb 2018

Lace Corals on the agenda

Australasian bryozoologists meet in Sydney for the first time.

By: Dr Shane Ahyong, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 Feb 2018

In Search of the ‘Other 95%’ - Werrikimbe

A recent adventure to Werrikimbe National Park was an eye-opening field trip for AMRI Research Associate, Dr Geoff Williams OAM.

By: Dr Geoff Williams, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Feb 2018

A bird in the bush is worth $223,851 in the hand

Birdwatchers flock to see a Black-backed Oriole in Pennsylvania, USA, generating significant economic impact in the process.

By: Corey Callaghan, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Feb 2018

One up, one down and one sideways

Sorting out some overlooked skink lizards using museum collections.

By: Dr Glenn Shea, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Feb 2018

Pint-sized perfect

Fossicking among our collections often reaps intriguing rewards, as my colleague Dr Jan Strugnell from James Cook Uni and I have discovered

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Feb 2018

Looking back to move forward: traditional knowledge and genetics informs threatened species management

Knowledge from traditional owners and modern genetics has enabled improved management of the black-footed rock-wallaby in South Australia

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Dr Rebecca West, Category: AMRI, Date: 12 Feb 2018

FrogID citizen scientists are putting frogs on the map

From suburban Sydney to the most remote parts of the country, FrogID citizen scientists are helping to better understand Aussie frogs.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 09 Feb 2018

Prized connections - combining Indigenous knowledge with Western science

Hear from Dr Emilie Ens, cross-cultural ecologist and co-winner of the 2017 Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science.

By: Kate Smith, Category: Science, Date: 09 Feb 2018