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.
Frog skin under microscope to help understand animal health
Charles Darwin University researchers will delve into the skin microbiome of frogs and geckos to better understand how animals and their microbes maintain health and possibly resist disease.
Looking for Gudidi in Milingimbi
Looking out the window of the plane I was amazed to see the extent of what looked like saltpan habitat as our plane descended into the small remote community of Millingimbi or Yurruwi in northeast Arnhem Land of the Northern Territory.
CDU academics named among world’s most influential
Charles Darwin University academics have been named as some of the most influential scientists in the world as part of newly-released database compiled by Stanford University.