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Qaecologists at INTECOL, London 2013

As if the lab couldn’t get any quieter, next week 13 Qaecologists will be in London for the 11th INTECOL congress. Here are the details of their talks and posters. Check them out!! ORAL PRESENTATIONS Monday Freya Thomas, Cindy Hauser … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (Feb 2013, Weeks 3 & 4)

It’s been another great couple of weeks of blogging from QAECO lab members. Here are the highlights:

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Urban frogs and conservation challenges

An article in the Higher Education section of The Age today reports on a project to assist the conservation of frogs in Melbourne by breeding tadpoles in captivity and then releasing them at ponds around the city, in an effort … Continue reading

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Who let the growlers decline?

Today’s Age reports on the decline of Melbourne’s endangered Growling Grass Frog. The article documents work by QAECO researchers Geoff Heard, Kirsten Parris, Michael McCarthy and Claire Keely. Geoff and colleagues have revealed a 29% decline in “growler” populations across northern … Continue reading

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