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Goannas take toll on turtle eggs

Goannas have overtaken foxes as the number one predator of the endangered loggerhead turtle at its second largest Queensland nesting beach. A University of Queensland...

Recovery of marine mammals boosts consumption of salmon

Recovering populations of killer whales, sea lions and harbor seals on the West Coast have dramatically increased their consumption of Chinook salmon in the...

Feral animals pose major threat to prey due to climate change

Scientists at the University of Sydney have analysed up to 22 years of long-term monitoring data on plants and animals in central Australia to...

Resisting alien invasions

Invasive species are can be hugely detrimental to marine ecosystems. Take Caulerpa taxifoliaas an example. Dubbed "killer algae" because it crowds out other plants and animals...

Marine scientists discover a new way of catching prey

When it comes to feeding time sea slugs are the pirates of the underwater world - attacking prey that have just eaten in order...