Murder hornets? Meh. Our pest wasps decapitate flies and bully dingoes

Over the past 50 years, introduced European wasps have taken hold in Australia, and their attitude towards native species can be ruthless. This article highlights the impact of introduced species on native Australian species. It highlights the co-dependence of ecosystems … Continued

Koala populations hanging by a thread

Koala populations would once have stretched across the Australia, but new research shows they have shrunk to the point where we could lose them forever. This cautioning article could be used alongside Biological and Earth and Space Sciences for years … Continued

Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Genetics, Lifecycles, Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Years: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Scientists don’t really get the female … Continued

Koala-spotting drones a flying success

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Ecosystems and Interdependence Years: 5, 6, 7, 9 Koala-spotting drones a flying success - Australia's Science Channel Koala-spotting drones a flying success Word … Continued

The dingo is a true-blue, native Australian species

Topics: Biological Sciences - Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution Years: 7 The dingo is a true-blue, native Australian species Word Count: 897 This in-depth article which discusses in detail the research … Continued