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  1. Stowaway mozzies enter Australia from Asian holiday spots – and they’re resistant to insecticides

    Original article published on The Conversation Words: Tom Schmidt, Andrew Weeks, and Ary Hoffmann We might not be able to use common insecticides to kill mosquitoes …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/03/26/stowaway-mozzies-enter-australia-from-asian-holiday-spots-and-theyre-resistant-to-insecticides

  2. New open access paper: Morphological and molecular analysis of Australian earwigs (Dermaptera) points to unique species and regional endemism in the Anisolabididae family

    Words and images: Oliver Stuart Link to open access paper Earwigs (Dermaptera) are a challenging group of insects to study. In Australia, earwigs are variously known …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/03/15/new-open-access-paper-morphological-and-molecular-analysis-of-australian-earwigs-dermaptera-points-to-unique-species-and-regional-endemism-in-the-anisolabididae-family

  3. The insect apocalypse

    A recent review paper in Biological Conservation by Francisco Sánchez-Bayoa and Kris Wyckhuys has sparked considerable media attention on the plight of insects and the need …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/02/21/the-insect-apocalypse

  4. Sterile mosquito release leads to 80% population knock-down in Singapore

    The National Environment Agency of Singapore released Wolbachia infected male mosquitoes last April in order to suppress the local population. The field study has been a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/02/06/sterile-mosquito-release-leads-to-80-population-knock-down-in-singapore

  5. Hot enough?

    With temperature records being smashed around Australia people are paying ever more attention to climate change. As Adelaide has set a new record maximum temperature ABC’s …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/01/25/hot-enough

  6. An adventure in Alice at the AES conference 2018

    Header photo: Marianne Coquilleau, Samantha Ward, Xuan Cheng, Josh Douglas, Tom Schmidt and Oliver Stuart  Words: Oliver Stuart and Samantha Ward Introduction This past September was …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/01/08/an-adventure-in-alice-at-the-aes-conference-2018

  7. A long way to go for a small species

    Words: Daronja Trense Images: Daronja Trense & Klaus Fischer One of the projects of my PhD is to investigate the genetic connectivity of the Copper butterfly …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/12/19/a-long-way-to-go-for-a-small-species

  8. How to Tackle the Climatic Threats to Australia’s Eco-System | Ary interviewed on 102.7 3RRR

    Please follow this link to Ary’s recent interview on Three Triple R FM

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/12/04/how-to-tackle-the-climatic-threats-to-australias-eco-system-ary-interviewed-on-102-7-3rrr

  9. Living a life of luxury in the laboratory

    Words and images: Perran Ross Mosquitoes in the wild live it rough. Adult females risk being swatted as they search for a blood meal and their …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/11/29/living-a-life-of-luxury-in-the-laboratory

  10. NEW PUBLICATION | Impacts of recent climate change on terrestrial flora and fauna: Some emerging Australian examples

    Words: Nick Bell Header image: Johan Larson, Department of Tropical Biology, James Cook University Together with a team of experts from across Australia, PEARG has recently …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/11/22/new-publication-impacts-of-recent-climate-change-on-terrestrial-flora-and-fauna-some-emerging-australian-examples

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