The white shark (Carcharodon carcharias; also known as great white shark or white pointer) is a large, globally distributed apex predator, and one of the few shark species that have been definitively identified as responsible for human fatalities in Australia. It is a target...
Australia is connected to Siberia and northern Alaska by a migration corridor used by more than 5 million shorebirds of 50 or so species. After breeding in the Northern Hemisphere, the shorebirds migrate to Australia along the East Asian–Australasian Flyway (EAAF).
Resilience is a key underpinning principle of biodiversity strategies at all levels of government. However, the definition of resilience in most strategies and policies is still relatively...
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