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TESS's Noel Preece raises concerns rangers don’t receive the funding they deserve image

TESS's Noel Preece raises concerns rangers don’t receive the funding they deserve

Australia heavily relies on the work of Indigenous rangers to meet our conservation targets, but they’re being short-changed by federal government funding.

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TESS’s Lucas Cernusak shows terrestrial plants respond to anthropogenic increases in atmospheric CO2 image

TESS’s Lucas Cernusak shows terrestrial plants respond to anthropogenic increases in atmospheric CO2

An accurate understanding of the impacts of climate change on terrestrial vegetation is essential for managing risks associated with human-caused climate change: gauging the historic response of terrestrial photosynthesis is an important step in this direction

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TESS's Silvia Tavares shows urban design drives the microclimate and it can impact the local economy image

TESS's Silvia Tavares shows urban design drives the microclimate and it can impact the local economy

A simple thing like designing an area to make it more walkable can boost local business profits.

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TESS team resolves phylogenetic relationships of pitcher plants (Nepenthes) image

TESS team resolves phylogenetic relationships of pitcher plants (Nepenthes)

This study showed that genome skimming provides well resolved nuclear and plastid phylogenies that provide valuable insights into the complex evolutionary relationships of Nepenthes.

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TESS team members of CABAH astounding new look at the ancient routes and complex technologies used by Australia's first arrivals image

TESS team members of CABAH astounding new look at the ancient routes and complex technologies used by Australia's first arrivals

They used sophisticated modelling to determine not only the likely routes traveled led by Aboriginal people tens of thousands of years ago, but also the sizes of groups required for the population to survive in harsh conditions.

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TESS's Steve Williams warns of the imminent extinction of many species by climate change image

TESS's Steve Williams warns of the imminent extinction of many species by climate change

Professor Steve Williams, a co-author of the Report, has been monitoring rainforest biodiversity for over 20 years across the whole Wet Tropics region. The long-term monitoring of the rainforest vertebrates has observed a systematic decrease in the abundance and distribution of many Wet Tropics endemic species.

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TESS’s Bill Laurance urges government to halt Adani Coalmine to protect endangered bird image

TESS’s Bill Laurance urges government to halt Adani Coalmine to protect endangered bird

The science says one of our most endangered bird species – the black-throated finch – is at serious risk under the present Adani plan to dig up the Galilee Basin for coal.

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TESS’s Peter Valentine launches stunning book on Australia’s World Heritage sites image

TESS’s Peter Valentine launches stunning book on Australia’s World Heritage sites

A celebration of the exceptional contribution Australian sites make to humanity's collective legacy, it is also an entreaty to preserve them for future generations.

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TESS team shows long-term effects of fragmentation on Amazonian forests image

TESS team shows long-term effects of fragmentation on Amazonian forests

Persistent effects of fragmentation on tropical rainforest canopy structure after 20 yr of isolation

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