2 results for month: 04/2015


The nose knows – the science is in on wildlife sniffer dogs

Scientists have for the first time tested wildlife detection dogs to see how they perform in different habitats, and the results are very impressive. Wildlife sniffer dogs are trained to find the scats (poo) or scent of hard to find wildlife species. As threatened species continue to drop in numbers, they become much harder to find and conserve. Detection dogs are a potential solution to that problem. Listen to ABC Radio National, or read all about it...

Feeling Fit? Like koalas? Then sign up…

Our Blue Mountains Koala Project just featured on Channel 9's the Today Show. Watch the Today Show clip and listen to Sarah from the Wilderness Society spreading the word about the plight of our koalas. The Wilderness Society is partnering with Science for Wildlife and donating a portion of the proceeds from their WildEndurance event to the koala project. Are you up for a 50km or 100km walk in the Blue Mountains? If so, get a team together, hike your heart out and raise funds for our fluffy icon at the same time. Or if you prefer the couch on weekends and want to let your fingers do the walking, you can save your sweat and donate directly to the ...