There are 60,000 abandoned mines in Australia. How do we restore them so that animals return? A researcher's epic fieldwork project in WA's Mid West could help provide the answers.
There are exciting synergies between western science and indigenous knowledge. Surprisingly, the success of our Australian predator conservation research was due entirely to its multicultural nature.
Deforestation has wiped out most other predators, so the lizards have lots of food and little competition.
Venom from lizards such as the Komodo dragon has the potential to treat heart attacks, strokes and blood clots.