ALA in use: Research dogs helping to record data on threatened species

27 February, 2019 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

The Research Dogs for Conservation program run by the University of the Sunshine Coast trains, tests and uses detection dogs for conservation projects and relies on the ALA to design surveys and manage data.

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Be part of the ABC’s Magical Land of Oz

7 February, 2019 ALA Blog

Inspired by ABC's new nature documentary? You can be part of the magic: upload your sightings of Australian native wildlife to the Atlas of Living Australia.

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ecoEd Champions training: applying environmental science using digital platforms

17 January, 2019 ALA Blog

ecoEd is an innovative training and skills development program for university lecturers, researchers and industry professionals.

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STARportal

19 December, 2018 ALA Blog, Education

Online portal to inspire young people to discover science, technology, engineering and maths.

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ALA Newsletter December 2018 – Edition 5

5 December, 2018 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

Acting Director's Message | Highlights | Updates | Tips & Tricks | Focus on BioCollect | ALA in the News | Featured Image | Dashboard | Handy Links

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Intriguing native seeds sprout national digitisation project

4 December, 2018 ALA Blog

Images and traits of 1000 seeds of Australia’s native plants are now available on the Atlas of Living Australia and free to use for species verification, conservation management, education, art and more.

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ALA’s data providers

28 November, 2018 ALA Blog, Data

Data providers are the backbone of the ALA, providing authoritative data for species names and classification, geospatial references, environmental layers, and species occurrence data.

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Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages

26 November, 2018 ALA Blog, Indigenous Ecological Knowledge

by Cathy Bow, PhD student and Project Manager, Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages

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Species traits: exploring why species live where they live

26 November, 2018 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

By Michael Kearney, Physiological Ecologist, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne

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Citizen science project builds on award winning cross-cultural collaboration in eastern Arnhem Land

7 November, 2018 ALA Blog, Indigenous Ecological Knowledge

In April 2018, Rangers from eastern Arnhem Land Indigenous Protected Areas and Macquarie University ecologists extended their cross-cultural biodiversity research thanks to an Australian Government Inspiring Australia Citizen Science Grant.

Image: Citizen science project builds on award winning cross-cultural collaboration in eastern Arnhem Land