Study of bushfire impacts finds quarter of a million hectares burnt

Biodiversity
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A Griffith University study has mapped the scale and impact the 2019 bushfires had on South-East Queensland bushland, finding that 13% of rainforests and 24% of our national parks in the area were likely burnt. In new research published in Ecological Management and Restoration, School of Environment and Science honours student Isabella Smith used Geomorphic […]

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

Griffith Enterprise
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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 […]