TSR Hub (@TSR_Hub )

TSR Hub

Bio The Threatened Species Recovery Hub brings together leading ecological experts to improve management of Australia’s threatened species.
Location Australia
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Account created 01-06-2015 04:06:12
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Twitter Web App : The Alligator Rivers yellow chat is an Endangered bird living on the floodplains in and around Kakadu National Park. Researcher Robin Leppitt has been working with park rangers and Traditional Owners to fill the current knowledge gaps. Video: youtu.be/KcwZkcmDAP0

Mailchimp : The latest edition of our e-newsletter is on cats, cats, cats - mailchi.mp/uq/tb40imyffa

Twitter Web App : Our new #WildlifeReseach paper on the impact of pet cats on wildlife in Aust. Aust has 2.7 mil roaming pet cats and they collectively kill 230 mil native animals around our towns each year. Coverage of this research has gone nuts CSIRO Publishing
publish.csiro.au/wr/WR19174

Twitter Web App : Known only from a single road-side location in Western Australia and with only 30 individual plants left, the spiral-fruited wattle was facing extinction.

Dr David Coates and his team decided to attempt translocating it: youtu.be/E9OSNnnqZHE

Twitter Web App : New TSR Hub research finds there are more pet cats than feral cats in Australia. On av. each roaming pet cat kills 110 native animals/year. The impact is concentrated in our suburbs where they kill up to 8000 animals/km2/year.
nespthreatenedspecies.edu.au/news/each-roam…

Twitter Web App : Our new research has combined the insights from 66 different studies to quantify the impact of pet cats on Australian wildlife. Check out the findings in this video.

@TSCommissioner envirogov Ecology Australia

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Twitter Web App : New research from the TSR Hub has estimated that roaming domestic cats are having a greater role in wildlife predation than previously thought. Read more: bit.ly/2YQtRAS

Twitter Web App : There are lots of things that make life tough for threatened species in #northernAustralia

Our project has mapped the distribution of more than 1400 species + 250 processes that threaten them.

Read more + access the extensive user guide for the data ➡️ bit.ly/3aTfxKq

Twitter Web App : The @tsr_hub Threatened Species Index highlights the importance of feral predator-free areas, where mammal abundance has increased by an average +500% between 2000 & 2016.

Stay tuned for more info in our upcoming issue of Wildlife Matters.
youtu.be/tIpcQVp_qNM via YouTube

Twitter Web App : This species has been overdue for some good news. 👏

Tasmania’s Orange-bellied parrot program has recorded a successful 2019-20 breeding season.

23 birds survived their migration to & from the mainland, returning to their only wild breeding site... 🤞 premier.tas.gov.au/releases/succe…