New publication: Logging of Borneo’s rainforests, the impacts on plant communities

How does logging affect the diversity of rainforest understorey plant communities in terms of functional traits and ancestral relatedness? Borneo’s tropical lowland rainforests continue to be logged for their timber and cleared for oil palm plantations at alarming rates. As a result, areas that can be considered truly untouched have nearly disappeared. Most of the … Continue reading New publication: Logging of Borneo’s rainforests, the impacts on plant communities

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

New publication: CSIRO’s new biodiversity book

Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia CSIRO's new book provides the latest scientific knowledge on Australia’s biodiversity. The book describes the unique features of Australia’s species and focuses on solutions for the future. Capturing the latest information on Australia’s biodiversity, the book aims to provide business, government, and the community with practical solutions to managing … Continue reading New publication: CSIRO’s new biodiversity book