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May 2017

A partnership between The Green Collar Group and Centre for Compassionate Conservation aims to manage the risks involved in achieving sustainable outcomes for carbon farming projects.
Liv Baker discusses the case for considering the individual animal in wildlife conservation.

February 2017

A globally diverse group of 20 academics and humane groups has concluded that changing human practices to coexist with wildlife is the first step when considering whether, and how, to control wildlife.
Researchers have found that protecting dingoes on a large Australian cattle station did not lead to an increase in predation rates on livestock.

October 2016

Wild dog attacks on livestock are devastating, but bounties and culling aren't the answer, write Euan Ritchie and Arian Wallach.
The Wildlife One Health Initiative is a dynamic cross-disciplinary team of UTS scientists who aim to tackle wildlife health, loss and extinction.

August 2016

The death of an iconic albino kangaroo has saddened researchers studying the local kangaroo population and highlights ongoing efforts to improve human and animal interactions on the Mt Panorama race circuit in Bathurst.
University of Technology Sydney’s doctoral candidate Gavin Bonsen, is the first-ever recipient of JNF Australia’s Arava-Finkel Scholarship.

November 2015

After a global recruitment process, 15 researchers have been appointed to UTS Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. Among them is Dr Arian Wallach who is investigating how large apex predators help biodiversity flourish in Australia.

July 2015

There’s been a lot of talk about killing feral cats, with the government’s recently announced war on cats setting the goal of killing two million by 2020. But we would like to offer a different idea: let’s embrace cats as part of Australia’s environment.
Kangaroos are an iconic species and are critical to ecosystem health as they fertilise nutrient-poor soils and spread the seeds of native grasses and plants. Despite this, 1.61 million adult kangaroos were killed in 2012 to provide domestic and export products.

June 2015

Dr Liv Baker from Wesleyan University in Connecticut has arrived in Bathurst with two students to join in the Bathurst Kangaroo Project’s research.

March 2015

UTS Postgraduate Science student Ray Mjadwesch has been awarded one of Australia's most prestigious conservation honours.
Kangaroo harvesters have been discovered not adhering to the most basic of hygiene standards, documents obtained under freedom of information show.

February 2015

The evolving field called compassionate conservation, in which the guiding principle "First do no harm" stresses the importance of individual nonhuman animals, is gaining increasing global attention.

December 2014

A team of United States researchers will head to Bathurst next year to study the stress ecology of Mount Panorama’s kangaroo population.
Several rare albino wallaroos are living at Australia’s spiritual home of motor sport, researchers have confirmed.

November 2014

Wild animals in Australia that pose a threat to humans or livestock have been systematically shot, trapped and poisoned for more than two centuries. But an embryonic movement to live more harmoniously with native and some non-native animals is slowly taking hold.

October 2014

Ecocide is suicide. Let's make personal rewilding all the rage. When "they" (other animals) lose, we all lose. We suffer the indignities to which we subject other animals. We can feel their pains and suffering if we allow ourselves to do so.

September 2014

In the lead up to the iconic Bathurst 1000 motoring race in October, a family of rare albino wallaroos has been discovered living around the Mount Panorama area in the Central Tablelands of NSW.
Day one of the Bathurst Kangaroo Project yesterday was a success, according to organisers, as two eastern grey kangaroos were darted and tagged.

August 2014

At Mount Panorama motor racing circuit, the presence of kangaroos on the track during races – and in collision with race cars on a couple of occasions – has led to heated debate and calls for a kangaroo cull.
A new collaboration between the Bathurst community, the local council and UTS is adding some much needed science to the debate about how to manage kangaroos around Mt Panorama.
Researchers from the Centre have confirmed a family of rare white wallaroos living right next to Australia's most famous race car track.
As word of the family of albino wallaroos on Mount Panorama spreads through social media there is a very real danger that people might love them to death.
The first albino wallaroo on Mount Panorama was donated to Bathurst by a one-time Taronga Zoo benefactor, it has been revealed.
A kangaroo research project has identified a family of rare albino wallaroos living on Mount Panorama.
The University of Technology Sydney-led kangaroo research project, with the support of the Bathurst Regional Council, is doing important work to attach some real data to the annual cull debate.

July 2014

This public lecture draws upon case studies to explore how we respond to inconvenient animal populations, the fallout for animals and people alike and considers how we can work toward more compassionate solutions for the future.
The head of new survey of kangaroos at Bathurst's Mount Panaroma says the research will play an important role as second race track is considered.

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