Conservation and climate change

The Conservation and Climate Change Group applies ecological and evolutionary principles to the field of wildlife, conservation and applied biology across a wide range of land animals (including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, a wide range of invertebrates, and some plant groups). Particular interests include the management of native and invasive species; habitat use and ecology of mammals and reptiles; first-principles modelling of individual, population, and evolutionary dynamics; application of genomic techniques to biodiversity management; and terrestrial animals as bioindicators of environmental disturbance.


Melissa Carew

Freshwater biological monitoring

Rob Day

Marine ecology, aquaculture, fisheries, climate change effects on marine animals

Alex Fournier-Level

Adaptive evolution

Ary Hoffmann

Pest and environmental adaptation

Michael Kearney

Physiological ecology, climate change responses, metabolic ecology, insect conservation, grasshopper biology

John Morrongiello

Marine and freshwater ecology

Kevin Rowe

Integrative mammalogy: taxonomy, evolution, genomics, morphology, conservation biology

Joshua Thia

Population genomics, evolutionary biology, and applied science

Belinda van Heerwaarden

Climate change adaptation

Matt West

Applied ecology and wildlife conservation

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