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Updates October 21, 2021

Collaborative program launched to address weed threats to biodiversity in Western Australia

A new research program, released today by The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) entitled “Addressing Weed Threats to Biodiversity” will enhance an understanding of weeds, their impact on native biodiversity and control options to reduce the threats. The program prioritises eight focal areas for research and was developed by WABSI through consultation with a…

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News August 16, 2021

WABSI webinar: The economic costs of biological invasions in the world and Australia

Click here to watch this webinar on-demand Online event (completed) Thursday 21st October 20214.00pm – 5.30pm (Australian Western Standard Time) Invasive plants in Australia are currently among the greatest threats to native biological diversity and a significant cost to agriculture. The economic impact on agriculture alone is estimated at in excess of $4 billion per…

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News April 27, 2021

WABSI webinar: Digitalisation in Environmental Assessment – International Frontrunners

Click here to watch this webinar on-demand • (Online event completed) Wednesday 18th August 2021• 4.00pm – 5.30pm (Australian Western Standard Time) Several organisations worldwide are engaged in digitalising environmental assessment. The Danish DREAMS project presents a list of international frontrunners highlighting organisations, initiatives, partners and key takeaways. It provides a great opportunity for inspiration…

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Programs April 21, 2021

WABSI webinar: Closing the knowledge gaps: Subterranean Fauna Research Program

Click here to watch this webinar on-demand Online event completed Thursday 27th May 2021, Online event3.00pm – 4.00pm (Australian Western Standard Time)Register here to obtain Zoom login details View the research update A progress update on the Subterranean Fauna Research Program Join us as we discuss research progress and the benefits to be delivered for…

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Research update 2021: Subterranean Fauna Research Program

Closing the knowledge gaps “The Subterranean Fauna Research Program is a great example of how WABSI brings stakeholders together to identify complex issues and enables research collaboration to develop initiatives that specifically address the priority needs of end users. The program continues to generate strong support from industry, government and others, with biodiversity science expertise…

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News March 30, 2021

Restoration and Rewilding: Webinar 21st Apr 2021

Click here to watch this webinar on-demand (Online event completed) Wednesday 21st April 2021, 4.00pm-5:30pm Wednesday 21st April 2021, 4.00pm-5:30pm Register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Download the webinar flyer 20th March marked the first ever World Rewilding Day; an initiative linked to the UN…

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News February 15, 2021

Biodiversity Conference 15 to 17 September 2021 – Resilient Landscapes

Abstracts open – Visit the conference website Western Australia has eight out of Australia’s 15 declared biodiversity hotspots and one of the highest rates of new species discovery in the world. It is rich in mineral, oil and gas resources, with a significant agricultural sector and ever spreading urban sprawl. In addition, fire regimes are…

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