Australia’s most widespread mammal is one of our least understood. Now, pioneering research is unlocking the enigma of the echidna.
Stay at home to prevent the spread of Covid-19, but also avoid boredom by diving into Australia’s vast natural history collections.
From all different ages and backgrounds, the one thing Manly’s penguin wardens have in common is a dedication to protecting this colony of little penguins.
Birdwatchers have identified a decline of 13 species of seabird off south-eastern Australia, which researchers have linked to climate change.
The data captured through the popular FrogID app is becoming critical to understanding changes to Australian frog distribution.
The definition of ‘citizen scientist’ has changed over time, but it essentially encourages anyone and everyone to make new scientific discoveries.
In a bid to understand more about Australia’s microbat populations, scientists from the University of Adelaide are asking the public to use bat detectors to record and analyse each species unique calls.
In the age of citizen science, increasing numbers of Australians are generously giving their time to contribute to wildlife data sets, and, in doing so, becoming scientists themselves.