New velvet gecko discovered on one of Australia’s northern islands

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Scientists from Griffith University, the Queensland Museum, University of Melbourne and the Northern Territory Government have described a colourful new velvet gecko in the Northern Territory. This species only occurs in the top end on Groote Eylandt, Australia’s third largest offshore island in the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Groote Eylandt Velvet Gecko, Oedura nesos, is […]

Prioritising the protection of global eco-regions to meet international biodiversity targets

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A Griffith University-led collaboration has called for a more strategic protection of land to meet biodiversity targets, set out in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In findings published in One Earth, Dr Alienor Chauvenet from the School of Environment and Science  and colleagues from the University of Oxford, The Nature Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation […]