Category Archives: Australia

Invasive species control: risks and rewards

Widespread invasive species control is a risky business Partula snails were driven to extinction in the wild by introduced predators. Wikimedia Commons R. Keller Kopf, Charles Sturt University; Dale Nimmo, Charles Sturt University, and Paul Humphries, Charles Sturt University In … Continue reading

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Rivers of art: indigenous societies

Ancient peoples just didn’t paint rivers. It is uncommon to find rock art, tomb paintings, frescoes or amphorae where rivers were the main focus. Perhaps only the Chinese, dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD), made rivers and waterfalls … Continue reading

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Book on the Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes

I am pleased to announce that the Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes book, edited by Paul Humphries and Keith Walker, is to be published by CSIRO Publishing in March 2013.  You can pre-order now by clicking here. Description: This edited … Continue reading

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