• Gabriel Cornell

    Born in Tassie but raised in Cape Town, South Africa, I have a passion for all things aquatic, particularly if it's a fish! I am half-way through a Master of Science (Geography), researching the effects of small-scale habitat rehabilitation on native fishes in a degraded stream in rural Victoria.

  1. Termite poo as seen from the air

    You decide you need a holiday, so you book a flight over to Cape Town, at the southern tip of South Africa. As the plane descends, …


  2. People love invasive species

    What gives an animal the right to exist? We often protect and value animals because they are native, they are part of the system, and they …


  3. The Ecology of Pokémon

    Pokémon are fictional creatures that inhabit a world similar to our own. Originally a series of video games, their creator, Satoshi Tajiri was an avid bug-collector …


  4. Fish with cold sores? What the carp?!

    Does thousands of diseased fish going belly-up and rotting in our waterways sound like a bad idea? Well, it just might happen.   Carp gather in …