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TOPIC: TOP PREDATORS CONSTRAIN MESOPREDATOR DISTRIBUTIONS

Wolves need more room to roam (Scientific American)

When wolves return to the wild everything changes (BBC – Earth)

Reintroducing dingoes can help manage feral foxes and cats, study suggests (SMH)

Dingoes could be used to control fox numbers and prevent ecological decline (ABC)

In high numbers, apex predators suppress lesser ones (The Wildlife Society)

Thinking big could give top predators the competitive edge (The Conversation)

Dingoes need more space to fight off pests, study finds (Australian Geographic)

Wolves need space to roam to control expanding coyote population (University of Washington)

Study: to mitigate problem predators, give wolves more space, tolerance (KUOW)

Dingoes to the rescue? (Deakin University)

Wolves need space to roam to control expanding coyote population (Science Daily)

Dingoes to the rescue (Phys.org)

Wolves need more space to control expanding coyote population  (Phys.org)

Wolves need large landscapes to keep predators in check, study says (K5)

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TOPIC: GLOBAL IMPACTS OF DOMESTIC DOGS

Ecological ‘paw print’ of domestic dogs much bigger than previously thought (News Week)

Dogs led to 11 vertebrate extinctions: study (Deccan Chronicle)

Not their best friend (The Telegraph)

The bark side: domestic dogs threaten endangered species worldwide (The Conversation)

Dogs kill more livestock in upper Himalayas than wolves (India Today)

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TOPIC: WOLF DOMESTICATION

Reintroducing wolves and large carnivores (3RRR – radio interview)

The redomestication of wolves (BioScience podcast – radio interview)

Are some wolves being ‘redomesticated’ into dogs? (Science)

Are we re-domesticating the wolf? (Deakin Invenio)

Are wolves being domesticated again? (Eureka Alert)

Are wolves becoming dogs (Futura Science – French)

The redomestication of wolves (Phys.Org)

Predators are increasingly dependent on garbage (El Pais – Spanish)

Many wolves are ready to become dogs (Pro Science – Russian)

Humans kind of keep accidentally turning wolves into dogs (Vocativ)

The company of wolves: Making ‘a new dog’ – will we redomesticate the Canis lupus? (International Business Times)

The redomestication of wolves (Eureka Alert)

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TOPIC: HOW MANY FERAL CATS ARE THERE IN AUSTRALIA?

41 news stories from 37 outlets.

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TOPIC: BUSHMEAT HUNTING AND EXTINCTION RISK TO THE WORLD’S MAMMALS (Selected Stories Only)

People are hunting primates, bats, and other mammals to extinction (Science)

A new report says we’re hunting the world’s mammals to death. What can be done? (Smithsonian)

Are we eating the world’s mammals to extinction (International Business Times)

Bushmeat hunting threatens mammal populations and ecosystems, poses food security threat (Phys.Org)

Animals hunted for their meat face extinction (The National)
World’s mammals being eaten to extinction, report warns (The Gaurdian)
Hundreds of mammal species being driven to extinction by human appetite for bushmeat (The Telegraph)
Hundreds of animal species ‘being consumed to extinction’ (Independent)
Hunting ‘pushing mammals to extinction’ (SBS)

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TOPIC: TALL POPPY AWARDS

Dr Thomas Newsome Wins NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award (University of Sydney)

Dr Thomas Newsome to Receive NSW Tall Poppy Award (Deakin CIE)

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TOPIC: SAVING THE WORLD’S TERRESTRIAL MEGAFAUNA (Selected Stories Only)

Urgent Global Action Needed to Stop Extinction of Earth’s Last Megafauna National Geographic (National Geographic)

Conservationists Warn Endangered Species Will Vanish Forever Unless We Act Now (Huffington Post)

43 Scientists banded together to warn the world of ‘megafauna’ extinction… It’s time we listen (UPROXX)

Scientists issue a global alarm call as extinction threats become critical (The Canary from the UK)

Científicos instan a detener la extinción de la megafauna terrestre (Europa Press from Spain)

International efforts needed to save world’s largest mammals, scientists say (AAAS)

Oregon State scientists join international call to save animals from extinction (The Oregonian Newspaper)

Conservation scientists call for global strategy to halt threatened animal extinctions (AAAS)

Warnings of imminent extinction crisis for largest wild animal species (Science Daily)

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TOPIC: COLLAPSE OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST HERBIVORES (Selected Stories Only)

Why lizards need elephants to survive (Conservation Magazine)

Elephants, rhinos and other large plant-eaters face extinction, study says (Time)

Save the vegetarians, save the world (onEarth)

Most large herbivores now face extinction (Epoch Times)

Horribly bleak study sees ’empty landscape’ as large herbivores vanish at startling rate (The Washington Post)

Loss of large herbivore may lead to barren landscape, study claims (The Westside Story)

Extinction of your favourite animal more real than you realize (Slash Gear)

We’ve driven 60 percent of the earth’s large herbivores to the brink of extinction – and entire ecosystems may pay the price (Salon)

Large herbivores are facing extinction (Mirror Daily)

Global decline of large herbivores may lead to an ’empty landscape’ (Phys.Org)

Some large herbivore may be at risk of extinction, study finds (PBS News)

Large herbivores in danger of extinction due to loss of habitat and poaching (University Herald)

Ongoing overkill: loss of big herbivore leading to ’empty landscapes’ (Mongabay)

Decline of large wild herbivores may lead to an ’empty landscape’ (Oxford University)

Global decline of large herbivores may lead to an “empty landscape,” scientists say (Oregon State University)

Decline of large wild herbivores may lead to an ’empty landscape’ (Science Daily)

Wildlife decline may lead to ’empty landscape’ (BBC News)

Facing an ’empty landscape’ (Corvallis Gazette Times)

Decline of large wild herbivores may lead to an ’empty landscape’ (Eureka Alert)

Most large herbivores now face extinction, our study shows (The Conversation UK)

Decline of large wild herbivores may lead to an ’empty landscape’ (Environmental News Network)

Desert fear over herbivore decline (Yahoo UK)

Large herbivore loss may create ‘Barren Landscape’ (Discovery News)

World at risk of ’empty landscape’ as biggest herbivores face extinction (International Business Times)

Global decline of large plant eaters may lead to ‘wildlife deserts’ (Irish Independent)

Declining population of large herbivores spells wildlife deserts for future generations (Tech Times)

Global decline of large herbivores may lead to empty landscape (Business Standard)

Large herbivore decline may lead to an ‘empty landscape’ (Market Business News)

Decline of herbivores harmful to ecosystems (The New Indian Express)

Large herbivores face extinction: threatened wildlife may result to an ‘empty landscape’ (Empire State Tribune)

Scientist’s found that sixty percent of large herbivores face threat of extinction (Observer Chronicle)

Decline in herbivores population could lead to empty landscapes: study (Dispatch Times)

Large herbivore ecosystems may lead to “Empty Landscapes” as it nears extinction (Daily Times Gazette)

Decline in herbivores population could lead to empty landscapes (The Silver Ink)

The disappearance of large herbivores will definitely create a disastrous imbalance in our ecosystem (Empire State Tribune)

Wildlife declining rapidly says scientists (Gazette Review)

Extinction of herbivorous may lead to ‘empty landscape’ (Odiasha Samaya)

Collapse of huge herbivores could lead to “Empty Landscapes” worldwide (The Post)

Herbivores facing extinction threat (Delhi Daily News)

Vanishing wildlife may leave ’empty landscape’ (One News Page)

Large herbivores on the verge of extinction; could result in ’empty landscapes’ (The Next Digit)

Extinction of large herbivores could lead to ‘Empty Landscapes’ (Headlines and Global News)

Study reveals herbivores on the verge of mass extinction and increase in empty landscapes (World Tech Today)

One of the most immediate impacts of global warming may be the loss of large herbivores (Observer Chronicle)

Large herbivores will be first to go extinct as global warming increases (Pioneer News)

Biodiversity loss and hunting leading to herbivore overkill (Epoch Times)

Collapse of large herbivores may lead to “Empty Landscapes” worldwide (Gizmodo)

Decline of herbivores harmful to ecosystems (Odisha Sun Times)

Loss of large herbivores will lead to ‘empty’ landscapes (Red Orbit)

Declining wildlife numbers increase probability of ‘empty landscape’ (Techie News)

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TOPIC: RESOLVING THE VALUE OF THE DINGO IN ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION

When wolves return to the environment everything changes (BBC – Earth)

A dingo ate my bunny! (onEarth Magazine)

Bold dog plan could give locals a hand (Research Career)

Dingoes could be the answer to Australia’s wildlife decline (Conservation Magazine)

Don’t fence me in (ABC Environment)

Reintroducing dingoes may save native mammals (Wild Magazine)

Dingoes could help in saving Australia’s native wildlife: conservationists (Down To Earth)

Dingo Fence! (2ser 107.3)

How the dingo could stop Australia’s plummeting rate of species loss (Care2.com)

The wild Australian dingo may be a solution to increase biodiversity, scientists say (Full-Time Whistle)

Open up Sturt National Park to dingoes, say University of Sydney scientists (ABC Rural)

We’re on the path to becoming ‘zoo Australia’ (The Drum)

Move the dingo fence to settle debate (The Land)

Dingoes ‘Rewilding’ Australia Could Save Biodiversity, Say Experts (Nature World News)

Scientists say dingoes may save wildlife from extinction (ABC Rural)

Move the dingo fence to settle debate (Farm Weekly)

Researchers propose reintroducing dingoes to NSW’s Sturt NP as way to suppress invasive species (George Wright Society)

Time for a bold dingo experiment (EurekaAlert!)

Reintrodurre i dingo per fermare il declino della fauna selvatica dell’Australia (Greenreport.it)

Introduction of Dingoes in Sturt National Park might help control threatened species (Undercover California)

Move the dingo fence to settle debate (Farm Online)

Dingoes may the key to saving threatened native mammals (Business Insider)

Time for a bold dingo experiment, researchers say (ScienceDaily)

Dingo Efektif Cegah Laju Kepunahan Hewan Endemik Australia (ABC Indonesia)

Time for a bold dingo experiment in NSW national park (Phys.Org)

Ecologists propose dingo reintroduction to arrest Australia’s ‘extinction crisis’ (Radio National Drive – ABC)

‘Rewilding’ dingoes could help reverse decline of Australia’s native wildlife (The Guardian)

Let’s move the world’s longest fence to settle the dingo debate (The Conversation)

Time for a bold dingo experiment in NSW national park (University of Sydney)

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TOPIC: AUSTRALIA’S MAMMAL DECLINE

Mourn our lost mammals, while helping the survivors battle back (The Conversation)

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TOPIC: HUNTING BEVAVIOUR AND PREY SPECIALISATION IN THE HOUSE CAT

Cats will dine until their delicacy is rare: University of Sydney research (SMH)

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TOPIC: A CONTINENTAL SCALE TROPHIC CASCADE FROM WOLVES THROUGH COYOTES TO FOXES

The wolf effect (Defender Radio)

When wolves return to the environment everything changes (BBC – Earth)

Reintroducing wolves is only effective at large spatial scales (Conservation Magazine)

Bring back the wolf – everywhere (Takepart by Richard Conniff)

What is the wolf effect (ABC News)

Bring back the wolf – everywhere (Strange Behaviors by Richard Conniff)

Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America (Science Codex)

Wolves have an effect on coyotes, foxes across North America (Red Orbit)

Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America (Oregon State University)

‘Wolf effect’ key in determining fox-coyote ratio, study says (CBC News)

Fox and coyote trapping records reveal the major impact of wolves across North America (Science World Report)

Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America (E! Science News)

What American wolves can teach us about Australian dingoes (The Conversation)

The fox and the wolf: an unlikely duo (Nature World News)

Red fox decline linked to coyote (Herald News)

Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America (Salem News)

Trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America (Cattle Network)

Old fur trade records show predator has ripple effect on ecosystems (EENews)

Animal trapping records reveal strong wolf effect across North America (Phys.Org)

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TOPIC: DINGO FENCE

Farmers lobby for longer fence (ABC News)

Dog fence proposal reignites debate over role of dingoes (ECOS Magazine)

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TOPIC: DINGO-HUMAN INTERACTIONS

Want dingoes to leave people alone? Cut the junk food (The Conversation)

Can farmers live with dingoes? (ECOS Magazine)

Strange Fruit. The Dingo trees of Western Queensland (Blogs.Crikey)

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TOPIC: FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

Six research leaders win Fulbright scholarships (The University of Sydney)

Fulbright faculty program (Oregon State University)

Awards and recognition (Invasive Animals CRC)

Bringing back the wolves: a chance for the dingoes too? (The University of Sydney)

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TOPIC: ECOLOGICAL ROLE OF THE DINGO

Good or evil: what role for the dingo in Australia (Cosmos Magazine)

Non-violence has its place but let’s give dingoes due credit (The Conversation)

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TOPIC: DINGO PURITY, TANAMI DESERT

Tanami dingoes among purest in Australia (ABC News)

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TOPIC: DINGO RESEARCH NORTH EAST NEW SOUTH WALES

Wild dogs wear bling for research (ABC News)

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