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From the lions of the Serengeti to the blue whales of the Southern Ocean, mammals dominate our planet. But their future’s far from assured. Many species now require urgent conservation—and here in Australia we have a critical role to play.
One of only 17 ‘megadiverse’ nations, we’re home to a huge variety of mammals, with a remarkable 87 per cent found nowhere else on Earth. Highly aware of this, University of Adelaide researchers are applying advanced techniques to:
• track species’ distribution through ancient fossil and DNA records
• fight diseases, such as koala retrovirus and devil facial tumour disease
• understand urban adaptations, such as in Adelaide’s grey-headed flying foxes.
It’s vital work—not only to maintain biodiversity, but to preserve key aspects of our national identity and Indigenous culture. In this special Research Tuesdays forum, we’ll share our progress.
A panel of Adelaide researchers who are working to conserve our native mammals.
We hope you’ll join the conversation.
Date: Tuesday, 13 August
Location: The Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace campus, Adelaide
Upcoming 2019 Events
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
An interdisciplinary look at what global warming would mean for life in South Australia.
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