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Australia is home to approximately 280 species of freshwater fish, many of which occur nowhere else on the plant. Yet, many Australian freshwater fish are at risk of extinction from a range of threats, with the unprecedented summer bushfires of 2019‒20 posing considerable impact most...

Freshwater fish are important indicators of environmental change, and a long-term study by Aquasave / NGT staff recently published in the journal Landscape Ecology, illustrated how they were used to explore the benefits of the hydrological restoration of Long Swamp, the Ramsar Convention listed coastal...

Environmental education and biodiversity improvements are continuing at Mt Burr Swamp, thanks to the recent support of Responsible Wood. Responsible Wood oversees sustainable forest management in Australia and launched its new Small Grants Program last year to support collaborative projects that connect communities to their...

The invasion and displacement of more diverse wetland vegetation by Phragmites australis (common reed) is an issue affecting many Fleurieu Peninsula Swamps, including some of the most intact examples such as Glenshera Swamp. Phragmites is a native wetland plant with a cosmopolitan distribution (native to...

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