Research note: wildlife encounters at the SAFE project on Borneo

Timm returns to Borneo On a recent return to Sabah, Ecosystem Change Ecology team member Timm Döbert was fortunate to expand his portfolio of Bornean wildlife sightings. Ever since his PhD with the team based at the Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystems (SAFE) project, Timm has been fascinated with capturing the magnificent wildlife in this … Continue reading Research note: wildlife encounters at the SAFE project on Borneo

Research note: riparian threats in the Kimberley, a focus on the Fitzroy river catchment

Fieldwork along the Fitzroy river The contribution of riparian or riverine habitats to biodiversity conservation and the economy is disproportionate to the small area they occupy in the landscape. However, these unique habitats are facing numerous threats, including invasion by weeds. A new 3 year project funded by the Northern NESP Hub aims to generate … Continue reading Research note: riparian threats in the Kimberley, a focus on the Fitzroy river catchment

Research note: Banksia woodland fieldwork

The recent fieldwork season has been a busy one for PhD student Juliana Pille Arnold. From September to December 2015 she collected data on plant-pollinator interactions in degraded landscapes of the Swan Coastal Plain in Western Australia, a global biodiversity hotspot.  Collection of insects, plants and pollen samples was carried out in several fragments of Banksia … Continue reading Research note: Banksia woodland fieldwork