Tags to track and preserve Mary River turtles
Researchers from Charles Darwin University (CDU) are trying to find a solution to help recover the Mary River turtle population by tracking their movements with an acoustic device.
Eating and talking fish in Timor-Leste
In Timor-Leste – a small country located 600 km to the northeast of Darwin – fish and other aquatic foods are fundamental to the livelihoods of many families.
DCBR and RIEL featured on Channel 10
Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research (DCBR) and Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) fire research will be featured on Advancing Australia, Channel 10, Saturday 5 June at 6 pm.
A farewell to migrating shorebirds and their champion
It’s the time of year when thousands of migratory shorebirds take off from Top End coasts and fly north – some as far as the Arctic Circle.
They will return around October, but one of their strongest advocates, Dr Amanda Lilleyman, is also leaving Darwin.
Data shows Darwin a tropical paradise for snakes
Data analysed by a Charles Darwin University researcher has confirmed Darwin is a tropical paradise for snakes, harbouring more different species than any other capital city in the country.
Scientists’ outback fishing trip discovers exotic catch
Research scientists from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO and Charles Darwin University used fishing rods and handlines to plumb the depths of underground aquifers in the Northern Territory revealing a diverse variety of tiny aquatic animals known as stygofauna, mostly between 0.3 and 10 millimetres in length.
Galapagos expert to highlight links on Darwin Day
An expert insight into life on the Galapagos Islands will be the highlight of Charles Darwin University’s annual Darwin Day celebrations tomorrow.
Drones to deliver health services
In a first for the Territory, drones will be used to deliver health care into remote communities across the NT.
Sharks and rays facing unprecedented extinction risk
A Charles Darwin University sharks and ray expert has joined a team from across the globe to inform a ground-breaking new study finding oceanic sharks and rays face unprecedented extinction risk from overfishing.