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Heyfield Fire 18-20th Jan 2013 in Victoria, Australia by Sascha Grant Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Australian Bushfires Signal New Climate Dangers

Beattie, Andrew, Ehrlich, Paul R., Turnbull, Christine

The recent bushfires in Western Australia were much more than “bush” fires as they raged through mature […]

Rifle fish (Archer fish), totemic animal of Rifle Fish Clan  
Photo by Paul Ehrlich and Chris Turnbull

Quinkan Art: Preserving the Deep Past

Beattie, Andrew, Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R., Turnbull, Christine

Humanity does not have a good record when it comes to caring for signs of its past accomplishments. Napoleon’s gunners famously […]

Male leaving the nest hole in the termite mound after feeding a chick, which can be seen  in the entrance to the cavity, which is deep enough for the young to retreat far inside | Photo by Paul R. Ehrlich

Another Aussie Parrot at Risk

Beattie, Andrew, Ehrlich, Anne H., Ehrlich, Paul R., Turnbull, Christine

In a previous post to the MAHB Blog the story of the endangered orange-bellied parrot of Tasmania […]

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Sustainable Societies: The Australian Aboriginal Example

Ehrlich, Paul R., Turnbull, Christine

Humans entered Australia some 50,000 years ago and quickly dispersed over the entire continent, developing complex cultures […]