Shark surveys in Kakadu's West Alligator River

This video shows the West Alligator River as an important nursery ground for the endangered Northern River Shark.

How many species of fish are there in the Daly River?

This video discusses how genetic analysis has shown there could be many more fish species in the Daly River than was first thought.

Managing fire for yams in Cape York

The video shows the importance of traditional fire regimes in managing yams and other natural and cultural resources.

Kakadu National Park threatened species strategy
Read the strategy on how threatened species in Kakadu National Park can be brought back from the brink of extinction.
Cape York wetlands get regular health checks

Find out more about ranger groups are addressing threats to wetland health.

Cape York sea turtles helped by Indigenous management
Find out more about how rangers are protecting endangered sea turtles.
What do you call that plant or animal in Bininj Gunwok?

A new online resource documenting Aboriginal names for plants and animals in Kakadu and West Arnhem Land is now available.

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Hub mission: To improve biodiversity conservation in northern Australia through sound research and planning, innovative policy and strong partnerships

Research program description: The Northern Australia Hub will focus on the terrestrial, freshwater and estuarine ecosystems of the northern savanna landscapes. Much of the research has an adaptive “catchment to coast” planning and management framework.

The Hub will address:

  • gaps in our understanding of biodiversity patterns;
  • support adaptive planning to respond to current and emerging threats;
  • develop effective methods for monitoring and reporting on biodiversity and ecosystem health;
  • determine the benefits derived from community-based natural resource management; and
  • identify opportunities to support Indigenous livelihoods.