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Category: Media Release

Australians collaborate to provide an index of threatened species

This National Threatened Species Day, we highlight and celebrate the dedication of those individuals and organisations who contribute to monitoring the status of threatened plants and animals in Australia.

Experienced ecologist needed to manage Australia’s TSX

Now hiring! TERN seeks an experienced ecologist to manage Australia’s Threatened Species Index. Applications close 25 August.

Threatened Species Index has moved to TERN

The future of Australia’s most important conservation evaluation tool has been secured. The TSX will stay at The University of Queensland and continue to record and report on the trajectory of the nation’s threatened species. The Australian government’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP) funding for the Threatened Species Recovery Hub finished in June this year, but the future of one of its achievements, the Threatened…
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Four Eastern Regent Parrots in flight

Media Release: Australian threatened bird populations drop by half in 30 years on average

On average, populations of Australia’s threatened birds have decreased by half since 1985, according to Australia’s new Threatened Bird Index. According to Lead researcher Dr Elisa Bayraktarov from the University of Queensland, some bird species have decreased by more and others by less, but that is the average trend across species for which data is…
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