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Masterchef technique found to be a lifesaver for endangered sea turtle eggs

Monash University scientists have made the unlikely discovery that a popular Masterchef technique can protect the eggs of endangered sea turtles during transport.

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Monash University guides Antarctic experts to deliver practical steps to protect biodiversity

Monash University, The Government of the Principality of Monaco, and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco have taken a major step forward in the biodiversity conservation of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean regions following a recent meeting of experts

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Pregnant rays and babies pay a price after ‘catch and release’ from fishing trawlers

Rays are among the species most vulnerable to overfishing and are often caught incidentally in commercial trawlers and released as unwanted bycatch. Science

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Unborn rays traumatised when their mothers are captured: world-first study finds

The stress of unintentional fishing capture has a detrimental impact not only on pregnant rays, but also their unborn offspring, research that is the first of its kind in the world has found.

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Antarctica

Poor outlook for biodiversity in Antarctica: study finds

An international study led by Monash scientists has debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

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New tech view on seal conservation

For the first time, researchers have used drone technology to monitor the size and well-being of an iconic seal colony near Philip Island in Victoria.

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Monash co-leads historic Antarctic conservation assessment

On 10th June, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco closed a historic meeting of biodiversity and Antarctic experts, convened for three days in the Principality, and co-led by Monash University’s...

Credit: Steven Chown

Monash co-leads historic Antarctic conservation assessment

On 10th June, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco closed a historic meeting of biodiversity and Antarctic experts, convened for three days in the Principality, and co-led by Monash University’s...