Posts tagged with threatened species conservation

  1. The grasshopper that was lost, then found, is now endangered

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article. By Professor Ary Hoffmann, Vanessa White and Professor Michael Kearney The Key’s Matchstick Grasshopper, or …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/08/21/the-grasshopper-that-was-lost-then-found-is-now-endangered

  2. Moshe Jasper: Humans of BioSciences

    Meet Moshe Jasper, Research Assistant in PEARG. Moshe shares what inspired him to become a scientist and what he wishes he had known when he was …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/04/24/moshe-jasper-humans-of-biosciences

  3. What can cattle teach us about evolution?

    Ary Hoffmann Charles Darwin in his On the Origin of Species used data from domestic animals to argue for the power of natural selection in changing …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/04/17/what-can-cattle-teach-us-about-evolution

  4. How do we protect our unique biodiversity from megafires?

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article. Authors: Dr James Camac, Nicholas Bell and Professor Ary Hoffmann This summer’s devastating Australian fires …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2020/02/21/how-do-we-protect-our-unique-biodiversity-from-megafires

  5. Rediscovering a ‘lost’ species

    This article was first published on Pursuit. Read the original article. Associate Professor Michael Kearney and Professor Ary Hoffmann People usually go to cemeteries to visit …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/09/19/rediscovering-a-lost-species

  6. Cracking the kinship code: Measuring animal dispersal across generations with DNA

    NEW paper! Dispersal is a key component of the ecology and evolution of animal populations. It allows animals to colonize new habitats, escape deteriorating conditions, and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/05/31/cracking-the-kinship-code-measuring-animal-dispersal-across-generations-with-dna

  7. A cat-astrophe waiting to happen!!!

    Words: Samantha Ward Friend or foe? When you look at your fluffy pet cat curled up beside you on the sofa, do you see a cute …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/11/01/a-cat-astrophe-waiting-to-happen

  8. The diversity of Aussie grasshoppers | Part two

    Words and images: Vanessa White Some important lessons learnt and new questions around Vandiemenella laboratory rearing In the previous grasshopper blog, I reported “reasonable success with …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/15/the-diversity-of-aussie-grasshoppers-part-two

  9. BACK FROM THE BRINK | CROWDFUNDING FOR THE GENETIC RESCUE OF EASTERN BARRED BANDICOOTS

    Words: Anne Aulsebrook Cover image: Mount Rothwell Conservation and Research Centre An article published in 1934 describes the flavour of bandicoot stew. ‘After chewing a mouthful …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/03/back-from-the-brink-crowdfunding-for-the-genetic-rescue-of-eastern-barred-bandicoots

  10. Progressing genetic rescue with eastern barred bandicoots

    Words: Ary Hoffmann Cover image: John Gould 1863   As featured recently in a Pursuit piece, we are making steady progress with the genetic rescue of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/09/06/progressing-genetic-rescue-with-eastern-barred-bandicoots

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