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Feral cat cull: why the 2 million target is on scientifically shaky ground

The Australian government’s target of killing 2 million feral cats by 2020 attracted significant public interest and media attention when it was unveiled in 2015.


Young Forests

Young growing forests offer the greatest opportunity for carbon storage

New research out in PNAS shows younger forests store the most carbon from the air.


New research calls for national database of Indigenous cultural heritage sites in Australia

The closure of the Register of the National Estate was an inflection point for the preservation and cultural appreciation of Indigenous sites in Australia.


Gardening Australia Feb 2019

Finding the limit for the gardens of the future as summers intensify

Plants of the future on show as Hawkesbury's heat stress experiments the focus for ABC Gardening Australia's 30th anniversary edition.


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Western achieves a perfect score in international ratings

Western Sydney University has achieved the highest possible overall rating of 5 stars in the latest QS Stars University Ratings — an evaluation system that assesses universities worldwide.


Eastern Long Neck Turtle in a person's hand

Native turtles face extinction in South Australia: New report

Western Sydney University has contributed to new Australian research into native turtle populations in the Murray River and associated waterways, finding species are in decline in the lower Murray River region.



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