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TESS research on imperiled ape featured in Christian Science Monitor

TESS research on imperiled ape featured in Christian Science Monitor

A project as sweeping as China’s multitrillion-dollar "Belt and Road" initiative has the potential to shake up global trade and geopolitics. But its toll on the environment may be just as significant.

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 Congratulations to TESS’s Mason Campbell, Stephanie Duce and Kearrin Sims for JCU 2018 Rising Star Research Awards

Congratulations to TESS’s Mason Campbell, Stephanie Duce and Kearrin Sims for JCU 2018 Rising Star Research Awards

The Rising Stars Early Career Researcher (ECR) Leadership Program provides advanced professional development to fast-track the careers of JCU's future research leaders. It is an elite program with a cohort of 5-10 ECRs selected biennially on a competitive basis.

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In July, TESS videos are watched for over 3,000 minutes on Youtube—watch them yourself!

In July, TESS videos are watched for over 3,000 minutes on Youtube—watch them yourself!

In July, TESS videos are watched for over 3,000 minutes on Youtube—watch them yourself!

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TESS’s Reuben Clements helps protect critical habitats for tigers in Peninsular Malaysia

TESS’s Reuben Clements helps protect critical habitats for tigers in Peninsular Malaysia

“This new protected area not only brings more key wildlife habitat under protection, but also protects vital forested watersheds that provide important ecosystem services to the people of Terengganu,” Sheema Abdul Aziz, a conservation ecologist and president of the Malaysia-based conservation research NGO Rimba, said in a statement.

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TESS’s Nicolas Younes and Yvette Everingham have strong showings 3-Minute-Talk Competition

TESS’s Nicolas Younes and Yvette Everingham have strong showings 3-Minute-Talk Competition

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. JCU has a proud history of participating in the event.

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TESS’s Reuben Clements helps create new nature reserve in Malaysia

TESS’s Reuben Clements helps create new nature reserve in Malaysia

KUALA TERENGGANU, 15 August – Malaysia’s Terengganu state government announced today that it has designated 10,386 hectares of land formerly slated for logging as a new protected area for conservation. This new state park in the Kenyir region of Terengganu is phase one of a much larger conservation project that lies within a globally important Tiger Conservation Landscape and critical wildlife corridor.

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TESS team goes ultra-high-tech to study mangroves

TESS team goes ultra-high-tech to study mangroves

This paper contributes to the debate on why scientists need to learn to program, not only to challenge prevailing approaches to mangrove research, but also to expand the temporal and spatial extents that are commonly used for mangrove research.

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TESS’s Sean Ulm: Archaeological discoveries affect all Australians

TESS’s Sean Ulm: Archaeological discoveries affect all Australians

Follow archaeologist Professor Sean Ulm's journey from growing up in a small country town in coastal eastern Australia to collaborating with Aboriginal communities across northern Australia to help tell the incredible epic story of Australia's past.

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TESS’s Bill Laurance confronts ape-killing corporation

TESS’s Bill Laurance confronts ape-killing corporation

This and many of the other of NSHE's arguments are outlandish and easily countered. The best analogy I can use is this: using NSHE's logic, someone could cut off your head and there would only be minor damage, because far less than 1 percent of your tissue would be destroyed.

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