Not survival of the fittest for Tassie devils

Architecture, construction and planning
Fit and healthy Tasmanian devils are being taken down by deadly facial tumours that are attacking the “best” animals in the population, according to novel research led by Griffith University. The research, published in the scientific journal Ecology Letters, shows that devils that catch devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) have higher survival and reproductive rates […]

Koala health research initiatives get a boost

Koala health research at Griffith University
Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security
Researchers at Griffith, QUT and UQ have received grants for studies into koala health and population dynamics, thanks to a $3.2 million investment from the Queensland government. Professor Hamish McCallum from the Environmental Futures Centre is leading Griffith’s investigations into koala health and has received nearly $450,000 towards modelling that will assess the risk posed […]