80 Critically Endangered Australian Frogs Released to the Wild After Surviving Disease and Bushfire Crises

80 Critically Endangered Australian Frogs Released to the Wild After Surviving Disease and Bushfire Crises

The spotted tree frog was already recovering from local extinction when the “Black Summer” wildfires of 2019 to 2020 raged through New South Wales (NSW) in Australia. Of 250 to 300 frogs once released into the wild, only about 10 survived. But now, the critically endangered species is receiving yet another lease on life. The […]

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Planting Trees and Shrubs Will Help Bring Woodland Birds Back to Farms, Study Finds

Planting Trees and Shrubs Will Help Bring Woodland Birds Back to Farms, Study Finds

Oftentimes, where there are trees, there are birds, whether the landscape is woodland, forest, an urban park or rural farmland. In Australia, farmland is being revegetated to attract woodland bird species, a team of researchers wrote in The Conversation. Trees bordering paddocks are being planted, and stands of trees and shrubs that run beside creeks […]

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